MonologueSlam Performers in Edinburgh!

Two talented actors are taking shows that started out on stage at MonologueSlam to Edinburgh this summer. Meg Travers, winner of the 1 Minute Round at the Winner’s Edition 2013, is taking her…

WriterSlam Winners – Michael Wiafe

We’re catching up with another of our WriterSlam winners, Michael Wiafe. Michael is a London born avid reader and writer.  In 2013 Michael wrote his first feature film, a sports drama…

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Is TV putting its money where its mouth is on diversity?

Do we need more investment to achieve true diversity in the media? See what our co-founder Jimmy Akingbola has to say about the issue in Tara Conlan’s article for the…

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MonologueSlam London Winners

We had a rather more intimate experience at Theatre Royal Stratford East this month, in studio format on the stage itself while the beautiful Victorian auditorium gets a well earned…

Lee Coan’s WriterSlam Story

Lee Coan was our WriterSlam winner, receiving a potentially life changing prize of a development commission with ITV. After the excitement of the competition had died down a bit, we…

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WriterSlam UK in the Guardian and Broadcast

We’re very pleased to share coverage of WriterSlam UK in the Guardian Online and in industry magazine Broadcast this week. You can read the full Guardian article by Tara Conlan…

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WriterSlam UK Winners Announced!

Last night saw the very first WriterSlam UK take place at Theatre Royal Stratford East! We had a great industry turn out supporting some fantastic emerging writing talent, including a…

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WriterSlam UK Finalists Announced!

We’re very pleased to be able to announce our five finalists for the very first WriterSlam UK! The finalists are: Caitlin Innes Edwards Lee Coan Lisa Blackwell Michael Waife Tom…

Sophie Petzal’s Story

As we look forward to our first WriterSlam event, we want to share with you a success story from a pilot writing initiative we ran two year’s ago with the…

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Shortlist Announced for WriterSlam UK!

We received over 1000 submissions for the first WriterSlam UK and were pleased to see a huge range of ideas and a very high standard of writing across the board….