Called All Mixed-Up, the competition is looking for proposals which reflect diverse Britain. Writers who can demonstrate some professional achievement are being asked to submit the first ten pages of a script to the college, with a limit of six characters and three settings.The closing time for entries is 12:00midnight 20 September 2010. Full details are on the BBC Writersoom website.
Full details of how to enter are set out in the terms and conditions
The best six scripts will be workshopped in preparation for a showcase with a professional cast at the Soho Theatre on 4 December, where a celebrity panel will choose the best two for further development by BBC Comedy. Both scripts will be optioned, with the winner's option worth £1000, and the runner-up £500.
The competition is being run in association with Triforce Promotions, which promotes talent across a multi-cultural network of people in the media industries.
Saturday, September 04, 2010
From the BBC Writersroom, two new initiatives including a sitcom competition.