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You know that script you wrote over Christmas? Here’s where to send it……

We’ve had more hot news of opportunities for playwrights to share their work and hear it read, this time from Off The Fence Theatre Company in Leicester and Quirksome Theatre in Nottingham:

Following their successful performance of four new plays at Leicester Market on 11th December, Off the Fence Theatre Company are now looking for scripts for their Performance without Decor season at Leicester’s Y Theatre in March and April 2012.

Scripts may be on any subject in any style and run for any length from as little as ten minutes to an hour and a half. The only criteria are the pieces must be performed with limited props and minimal lighting, scenery and technical requirements.

Off the Fence are an umbrella theatre company dedicated to the production and performance of new, scripted theatrical work providing an opportunity for actors, writers, directors and technicians to share ideas and develop. Performances are in traditional, secondary and non-theatre space, making pieces accessible to new and existing audiences. Off the Fence encourage and facilitate interest and development in the art of dramatic theatre.

If you you are aware of any playwrights who would like their work considered for this exciting new venture please ask them to submit their script and  contact details to Every submission will receive a response and feedback.

The next deadline for submissions to Quirksome Theatre’s Act 2 is Sunday January 15th, for a February performance! For details and to download an application form, goto

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