Previously… Seed Fund for New Scottish History Plays

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Deadline: 31 July 2017

Previously… is launching a new initiative to foster the development of brand new Scottish history plays! They are offering one playwright a cash grant of £500, research and dramaturgical support as they write their first draft, and a rehearsed reading at their 2018 festival. 


1 July - Submissions open

31 July - Submissions close

30 September - Shortlist notified

7 October - Winner notified

Announcement event to take place during the festival in November.

What does the selected writer receive?

£500 plus research and dramaturgical support. Research support will consist of access to Previously's academic and heritage contacts to help the writer to find the resources they need to complete their draft. Dramaturgical support will consist of two script consultations with Previously's Head of Drama, Jen McGregor.

Previously will organise and host a rehearsed reading of the writer's completed draft as part of the festival programme in 2018.

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