Papatango New Writing Prize welcomes submissions

Sandra Giorgetti

Now in its tenth year, the Papatango New Writing Prize is open again for submissions.

Scripts must have a running time of at least 60 minutes, be original and previously un-produced and provided in Microsoft Word or PDF formats. They must be sent anonymously with only a contact telephone number on the front page, to

The deadline for submissions is midnight on 28 February.

The winning play will have a full production at London's Southwark Playhouse, with the playwright receiving a royalty of 10% of the gross box office and a £6,000 commission as well as full developmental Support for a follow-up play. The script will also be published by Nick Hern Books.

Every entrant will be sent feedback on his or her script.