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December 3rd 2020, News Original Playwriting
by Brenda Shrewsbury The strange time we are living in has produced a bumper crop of entries for this year’s competition. In March, at the opening of the competition I had speculated we would have a raft of dystopian scripts. In fact the entries were a varied selection, covering not only livin ...

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April 3rd 2020, News Original Playwriting
The 2020 Original One Act Playwriting competition is now open! Authors from across the South-West are invited to submit their scripts to the Secretary of the SFD by noon on Wednesday 9th September 2020. If you have always wanted to have a go at writing a one act play, then here is your chance. Remem ...

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November 15th 2019, News Original Playwriting
The shortlisted plays for this year's Original Playwriting competition are now available to read online ...

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October 31st 2018, News Original Playwriting
Update: The Reading Day has been cancelled due to lack of support.¬†¬†Heartfelt thanks to Jane Edwards and Taunton Thespians for all their support in helping to organise it and to the competition coordinator Pam Hillier for her sterling efforts in trying to reinstate a reading day!   The readin ...

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April 16th 2018, Original Playwriting
The 2018 Original Playwriting competition is now open! Authors from across the South-West are invited to submit their scripts to the Secretary of the SFD by noon on Wednesday 12 September. If you have always wanted to have a go at writing, then here is your chance. Remember ~ if you are a young auth ...

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