pitch your play

Pitch Your Play 2018


The Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust’s Pitch Your Play scheme returns, inviting you to pitch a new play to a panel of industry professionals. Three successful pitches will be given space, admin and marketing support for 4 weeks here at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, working with the Masterclass team to produce your staged reading. In addition, each winning team will receive one weeks access to our West End stage in order to rehearse and stage your reading. This will culminate in an exclusive opportunity to showcase your work in a West End venue to an audience of friends, family, colleagues and invited industry professionals.

Applications for Pitch Your Play 2018 are now closed.

Thank you to everyone who has sent in their submissions for this year's competition. We will be getting in touch with everyone who's script we have received. If you haven't heard from us we may not have received your entry or contact details, so please get in touch.

30/04/18 - We have been inundated with entries this year and are still reading through everybody's scripts. You should expect to hear from us in the next couple of weeks, so keep an eye on our website & social media channels for any updates.

Short listing and pitching will then take place towards the beginning of June.

Successful pitches to be announced mid June.

Please note all dates are subject to change. Should changes occur they will be posted on the website.


About Pitch Your Play

We launched Pitch Your Play in 2013 as an education opportunity to foster and nurture the work of writers, directors, producers and actors aged 16-30.

In 2015 our winning scripts were Shakespeare’s Sister by Emma Whipday, Hilldrop by Joel Samuels and Arthur by Ben Weatherill.

Emma Whipday spoke to Masterclass about winning Pitch Your Play and explains how it has helped further her career, even taking her to America! Click here to watch the video

The Masterclass Pitch Your Play Scheme is generously supported by The Noël Coward Foundation and the Vernon Charitable Trust

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