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Pitch Your Play 2023 - Longlist Announced

February 22, 2023

We received an incredible amount of creative, thought provoking scripts for our Pitch Your Play competition 2023! After hundreds of hours of reading, we came together as a team to choose our Longlist. Each of these writers has shown the ability to write captivating scripts with imaginative storylines, and we are delighted to announce our longlist:

Waves by Gregory Arundell

Girlhood by Tiegan Byrne

Two Tribes by Simon Castle

BIOMETRIX by Arthur Cole

Small Vessels by Georgina Duncan

Tea Leaves by Claudia Fielding

Corpselight by Daniel Grimston

Lemons by Lucy Hayes

Fort by Tabitha Hayward

Fate by Florence Howard

Blood on Your Hands by Grace Joy Howarth

Burger Chef by Ryan Leder

Life Before The Line by Amy Lever

Time's Subjects by Conor Clarke McGrath

When It All Turns To Dust by Iona McTaggart

When Atlas Met Tantalus by Tiffany Milner

Sentence by Gabrielle Nellis-Pain

Home Sweet Home by Eliana Ostro

The Cleaner by Kate Reid

Sky Pale Green by Evey Reidy

The Waiting Room by Akshay Sharan

Between The Apple Trees by Layla Shirley

Yimby by Molly Anne Sweeney

Ghostwriter by Gabriele Uboldi

Circadian Rhythm by Henry Waddon

We will be announcing our shortlist in March, and our three winning plays will receive a staged reading this summer.

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Once our winning plays are selected, we will also host a callout for Directors, and then actors. These will all be paid roles. Please make sure you are signed up as a Masterclass member to be considered.

Pitch Your Play is generously supported by John Coates Charitable Trust and Mackintosh Foundation.

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