The Scratch

Performed by our Acting for New Writing Students

Our regular scratch nights take place in February, June & October every year and are well-attended by industry professionals. We encourage our scratch performances to also act as networking events, so if you're interested in new theatre do come on down and say hello. Add yourself to our mailing list to make sure you never miss out on an event.

How to Submit a Play

We open our submissions to playwrights three times a year. 

Submissions are currently OPEN.


1-5 handers

(most of our students are female & U30)

5-15 minutes

Send your entry to

We love hearing from under-represented, female/non binary and working class voices.

This is currently an unpaid opportunity as we cover the production costs for the chosen pieces and part of our ethos is to keep ticket costs low, however the chosen playwrights will be offered a complimentary ticket to attend the performance. We are hoping the more our events grow, we will be able to eventually fund this opportunity.

Next up: The Scratch 6.0


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