The inspired, innovative, inimitable, irreverent

The Windsor Fringe Festival

 2014 

Thank you to all our audiences and all who took part in making 2014 such an exciting and successful Windsor Fringe

We are immensely indebted to our sponsors whose generosity allows us to continue encouraging artistic talent.

 

Chairman’s Letter

We are immensely indebted to our sponsors and supporters,
whose generosity allows us to foster and encourage artistic talent.
Local artists are showing their work all over Windsor
and we are very proud of our international Award for New Drama Writing,
 which also encourages actors and directors, as well as writers.
A BIG THANK YOU FROM US and OUR ARTISTS
Mike Denny

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2015

THE TWELFTH WINDSOR FRINGE KENNETH BRANAGH   AWARD  FOR NEW DRAMA WRITING

IS NOW

OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

 

Amateur playwrights are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for the 12th.

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award.

Three winning scripts will be selected for performances during Drama Nights at the Windsor Fringe

Festival in October. One of the three scripts will be chosen for the £500 prize, judged on the writing only. Submissions Submission deadline March 5th 2015

 

Eligibility

Only amateur playwrights are eligible and only one script per author will be accepted. Each scriptmust be an original work by the entrant, and must not have been previously published or performed.

 

Criteria

Each play must be no more than 30 minutes long, have a cast of no more than six actors, and be suitable for staging in a studio theatre.

 

Submission guidelines

So that each script may be judged anonymously, the author’s name must appear on the cover page only, not in the script. Writers should submit two copies of their plays, printed on one side only ofA4 paper with no binding or stapling. Pages must be numbered. No submissions will be accepted by email; and no scripts will be returned. The cover page must show the name of the play and the author’s name, contact details and signature. A £5 reading fee will be charged per entry. Please make cheques payable to Windsor Fringe Scripts should be sent together with the reading fee to:

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award

Suite 640, 24-28 St Leonard’s Road

Windsor, Berks. SL4 3BB    U.K.

Selection process

All submissions will be evaluated by reader groups, and the final short list by our judges.

( to be confirmed.) Last year’s were Iqbal Khan & Alan Brodie. The three winning authors will be notified by the middle of June 2015. Results of the competition will be announced through the media, the Windsor Fringe web//Twitter// Facebook sites and the winner of the £500 award will be announced after the last night performance..

 

The Windsor Fringe will underwrite the staging of the three plays with selected directors.

For additional information: Ann Trewartha tel: 01753 863218  -mail:ann.trewartha@btinternet.com

 

Editor’s note: The Windsor Fringe was established in 1969, making it the oldest Fringe Festival in England and the second oldest, after Edinburgh, in the UK. Run by an all-volunteer committee, each year the Windsor Fringe stages an eclectic programme of music, dance, comedy, drama and art.

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