Amateur playwrights world-wide are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for:
The Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award.
Three winning scripts will be selected for fully staged performances during the
Fringe Festival in October. One of the three scripts will be chosen for the £500 prize,
judged on the writing only. Submission deadline March 5 th 2019

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

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 cover page must show the play’s title, the author’s name and contact info. Writers should submit two hard copies of their plays, printed on one side only on A4 paper with no binding or stapling. Pages must be numbered + one digital copy e-mailed to [email protected], by 12 noon latest on the deadline date. An automatic reply will be sent saying the copy has been received and when writers should expect to hear/next steps etc. No scripts will be returned.

A £10 reading fee will be charged. Please make cheques payable to: Windsor Fringe Festival

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award
Suite 640, 24-28 St Leonard’s Road, Windsor, Berks. SL4 3BB U.K.

If you prefer you can pay by Paypal, scroll down the page to find the Paypal box.

Selection process
Scripts will be evaluated by readers and the final nine short list by our two judges.
(to be confirmed.) The three winning writers will be notified by the middle of June
2019. 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.
For additional info: tel: 07771 757678                  e-mail: [email protected]