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Friday, January 6, 2017

Arundel Festival 2017 Writers’ Competition

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The Arundel Festival Theatre Trail, conceived and presented by Drip Action Theatre Company, is now in its seventeenth year.

It performs at the end of August, on each of the Arundel Festival’s eight days, eight short plays at eight different venues all over Arundel – for example, in a community hall, a restaurant, a football club or Arundel Jailhouse. An audience of over 2,000 came to see the eight 2016 Theatre Trail plays.

The Trail is firmly established as one of the major components in the Festival and is a great showcase for both new and established writers, both from the UK and beyond.

THEATRE TRAIL WRITERS COMPETITION 2017:

Writers are invited to submit plays for next year’s Trail from November 2016.

Plays should be between 30 and 40 minutes long, with practicable casting, props and effects.

All entries should be submitted to Drip Action Theatre Trail 2016

c/o Arundel Festival
Town Hall
Maltravers Street
Arundel
West Sussex
BN18 9AP

Entries must be received by 31st January 2017. There is no reading fee.

One play only per entrant, in hard copy (not e-mail).

Please enclose an SAE if you’d like your play returned.

Our reading committee will select the plays that will be performed, with the best submitted script receiving the Joy Goun award of £250 at our Theatre Trail launch in May 2017.

Each successful playwright will receive a £150 writer’s fee.

For further information call 01903 885250 or email info@dripaction.co.uk

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