BBC World Service and British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2023

BBC World Service and British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2023

BBC World Service and British Council Worldwide Radio Playwriting Competitors 2023

The BBC World Service and British Council Worldwide Radio Playwriting Competitors 2023 is now accepting submissions. Writers from outdoors the UK have the uncommon alternative to make use of the medium of radio drama to convey tales for a global viewers because of a world competitors run by BBC World Service and the British Council.

They’re asking for contributions in two classes: English as a First Language and English as a Second Language. The 2 high awards may come from both class.

Each winners will attend an award ceremony in London and see their performs being recorded for broadcast and streaming on BBC World Service. A Particular Commendation might be made for the runner-up in honour of the BBC World Service journalist and author Georgi Markov (1929-1978).

Prizes

Money Prize: £2,500 sterling (or the equal in an area foreign money on the BBC’s discretion)
A visit to London (commonplace airfare and lodging for one particular person) to see the profitable play being recorded and attend a prize-giving occasion.

Eligibility

Open to anybody who at February 12, 2023 is over the age of 18 and never thought-about to be a resident of the UK of Nice Britain and Northern Eire, Channel Islands or Isle of Man (“UK”).
Skilled and beforehand printed writers are eligible to enter, however this isn’t a requirement of entry. They might require proof of eligibility.
Entrants should not be BBC, BBC Group firm, or British Council staff, shut relations of such staff or any particular person related to the competitors. Proof of age, identification and eligibility could also be requested.
Entrants ought to write a radio play of roughly fifty three minutes’ size on any topic of their selection.

Utility

To enter, you’ll want to finish the web software type, and provide the next:

The script in your 53-minute radio play with as much as six central characters. This must be submitted as a PDF file
A written synopsis outlining the entire story of your play. This must be not more than 400 phrases lengthy, and submitted as a PDF file

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