The
Shaw
Society

 

The 2017/18 Shaw Society Playwriting  Award is now in its sixth year.

The task is to write  a short play based on the extraordinary world events of our time and how they might have been treated by Shaw if he had been alive today.  Alternatively entrants can write a sequel, prequel or interlude to Shaw’s On the Rocks, again with an eye on current events.  As well as a prize of £500, the winner will be able to enjoy  a performance of their play  by professional actors,  recorded, and posted on our website.  

 

Judges:

Sylvia Syms OBE, actor

Edward Kemp Director RADA

Sue Morgan, Custodian of Shaw’s Corner

Toni Kanal, actor

Alan Knight, retired drama lecturer

 

Entry fee: £8.00  Student Concession: £5.00     

 

Submission deadline :31st December 2017

 

For terms and conditions see below

HMRC Charities Ref EW22823

Click here for a PDF of Terms and conditions

 

The Shaw Society Playwriting Award

Joint winners of the

2016 Award

 

Above-Theodore D. Kemper of New York,

Below-Anne Wright receiving her award from David Evans, the son of TF Evans