Deadline: 31 January, 2016
There are three prizes:
1. English as a First Language Winner
£2200 will be given for the overall winning playwright of the best play written with English as a first language and a trip to London to see the play being recorded for broadcast on the BBC World Service and to attend a prize-giving evening.
2. English as a Second Language Winner
£2200 will be given for the overall winning playwright of the best play written with English as a second language and a trip to London to see the play being recorded for broadcast on the BBC World Service and to attend a prize-giving evening.
3. The Georgi Markov Prize
The Georgi Markov Prize includes a standard return flight to London, with 2 weeks accommodation,These 2 weeks will coincide with the making of the winning plays from the International Radio Playwriting Competition and the winner of the Georgi Markov prize will attend the prize-giving ceremony and receive recognition at the same time.
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The 25th International Playwriting Competion by the BBC World Service & British Council is open to anyone over 18, £2,200 and trip to the UK can be won.
From how to start writing, to tips on writing in English and making your characters come alive - Find Tips, Advice Here.
1. Entry is only open to anyone who is over the age of 18 as at 31 January 2016 who is not normally a resident of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
2.Entrants must not be BBC or British Council or The Open University or Commonwealth Foundation employees.
3.Entrants should write a radio play of approximately fifty three minutes’ length on any subject of their choice.
4. Plays entered must not have been professionally produced in any medium.
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