30 June 2019.





University of Southampton- Stage Plays Competition.

The competition is looking for Stage Plays that in some way touch upon ideas around building a sustainable society. The stories must engage with the idea of environmentally sustainable practices and/or sustainable societies.

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Most stories set in the future are dystopian, meaning they have a pessimistic view of society, so the competition encourages you to imagine more positive settings and practices for your stories.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

the deadline is 30th June 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The witer must be between 18-25.
  • Plays must be written in English and unpublished for the duration of the competition.
  • All plays must contain ideas that solve the environmental, social or economic challenges our world faces today; or be in a world that has moved past environmental damage and extreme economic inequality.
  • Plays must be written for the stage for more than one actor with a running time of 70  – 120 minutes. (full length).
  • The writer affirms that their entry is original, and they have sole rights to all matters contained within the play.
  • The authors’ name and contact details must be removed from all pages of the script. All pages to be numbered.
  • The first page of each script should include a completed play synopsis of no more than 200 words, a list of characters, a description of the setting.

Opportunity Cost


  • The first prize is £500.
  • The second prize is £100.
  • The third prize is £50.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the application here.

Note: The Novel must be pdf.

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Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt
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