Write Now 5 Shorts

Submissions are now open for ten minute short plays to launch the 2014 Write Now festival. This year’s theme is ‘Speak Up, Speak Out.’  Full details and guidelines for submissions are on the Write Now pages of our website. We look forward to hearing from you.

Write Now 5 panel announced

Submissions are open for Write Now 5, our annual new writing Festival for playwrights with a connection to south east London.

The submissions will be read by the in-house team at the Jack, led by Artistic Director Kate Bannister, with the shortlist being discussed by a panel of industry experts. We are pleased to announce that joining us in 2014 will be

Lin Coghlan (Eastenders, Soho Theatre, National Theatre), Franko Figueiredo (StoneCrabs Theatre), Simon James Collier (Okai Collier Company) and a member of the BBC writersroom,

Please see the Write Now pages on our website for how to apply.

Write Now 5

Submissions are open for Write Now 5.

We’re pleased to announce that we are now taking submissions for our annual New Writing Festival. We are looking for new and previously unperformed plays from writers who have a strong connection to south east London. One play will be given a full production, and two further selected plays will have a week’s workshop time and readings during the Festival.

The deadline for submissions is January 27 2014.

You can find guidelines and an application form on our Write Now News page.


To our new Website.

In September 2013 we are pleased to launch our brand new website.

We hope you enjoy our new look, and discover some fresh features.

Take a look round and let us know what you think. We are on Twitter and Facebook, so you can leave you comments there, or below here. And don’t forget to tell your friends!

This new website has been especially developed and designed for the Jack by Grey Swan.

We’d like to thank them for creating this new and interactive space for us.