May 2020

Lockdown Dramas: Calling all prisoners & ex-prisoners

Synergy’s running a Short Stage Play Competition, LOCKDOWN DRAMAS, open to all prisoners and ex-prisoners in England and Wales.

We’re looking for original 10-minute plays with no more than 4 characters, written in response to the current Covid-19 lockdown.  You don’t need experience, just a story to tell!

Prizes awarded (1st: £150; 2nd: £100; 3rd: £75; Highly Commended: £50) and winning plays will be performed by professional actors as script-in-hand readings.

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