The Shaw Society

 

Entry has now closed to the

2017/18 Shaw Society Playwriting  Award

 

The task was to write  a short play based on the extraordinary world events of our time and how they might have been treated by Shaw if he had been alive today. Alternatively entrants could write a sequel, prequel or interlude to Shaw’s On the Rocks, again with an eye on current events.  

As well as a prize of £500, the winner will be able to enjoy  a performance of their play  by professional actors, recorded, and posted on our website. The winner will be announced on 30th April 2018.  

 

Judges:

Sylvia Syms OBE, actor

Edward Kemp Director RADA

Sue Morgan, Custodian of Shaw’s Corner

Toni Kanal, actor

Alan Knight, retired drama lecturer

 

Entry fee: £8.00  Student Concession: £5.00     

 

Submission deadline :31st December 2017

 

For terms and conditions see below

HMRC Charities Ref EW22823

Click here for a PDF of Terms and conditions

 

Joint winners of the

2016 Award

 

Above-Theodore D. Kemper of New York,

Below-Anne Wright receiving her award from David Evans, the son of TF Evans

 

 

 

The Shaw Society is the only Shaw society that dates from Shaw’s lifetime.
Click here to read A Short History of the  Society
by Barbara Smoker

A Short History