New Writing South Best New Play Award 2019

February 26, 2019

New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, is running the Best New Play Award 2019. This award is presented to a playwright in recognition of an outstanding, original theatre script produced at Brighton Fringe.

The criteria for entering is:

An original scripted piece of work
Written within the last 12 months
Maximum of 10 previous performances
Be at least 40 minutes long in performance time
Note: New translations of foreign language scripts will be considered if they meet the criteria above

The winner of the New Writing South Best New Play Award 2019 will receive a cheque for £250 and free registration to next year’s Fringe.

If you would like to submit your script for consideration, please send a PDF copy, along with details of the venue and performance dates and times to:

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah

Deadline for Applications: 11.59pm Sunday 7 April 2019