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Entries open 3 April for the Alfred Fagon Award 2018

Entries open 3 April for the Alfred Fagon Award 2018

Criteria for entry is as follows:
The competition is open to any playwright of Caribbean or African descent, resident in the UK, for the best original, new stage play in English.

Plays must be full length.

The play does not need to have been produced.  However, if it has, only plays produced since August 2017 will be considered.

Each submitted play must be accompanied by a CV, confirming the writer’s Caribbean and/or African heritage and residency in the UK along with a brief synopsis of the play. (CV must also include your address,  email address and a contact telephone number).

Each entrant can submit only one play. A play may also be nominated by a third party with the writer’s consent (e.g. via an agent).

Television, radio plays and film scripts will not be considered.
New as well as established writers are encouraged to enter.

Two hard copies of your script should be sent to: Pauline Walker, The Alfred Fagon Award, c/o Talawa Theatre Company, Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA.

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An electronic copy of the play should also be sent by email to

Deadline for all entries: 5pm, Friday, 27 July 2018. Postal copies must be received by the deadline to be eligible.

The writer of the winning play will be announced at The Alfred Fagon Award ceremony in November 2018.