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Inspirational support for scriptwriters in our region

Script Yorkshire is a volunteer-run organisation supporting writers in creating stories for stage, screen and radio.

Become a member and you’ll have access to free writing workshops with industry professionals, along with plenty of opportunities to share your scripts and see them come to life through our network of local actors.

So whether you’re just starting out in scriptwriting and you’re keen to learn the craft, or you’re an experienced writer with wisdom to impart, come and join us! We’d love you to be part of what we do.


Learn your craft and keep improving

Inspiring workshops with industry professionals

See your work

come alive

Regular script-in-hand performance events with feedback from the pros

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Saturday 16th May 2020 - POSTPONED

Writing a theatre play

11am to 4pm @ Leeds Playhouse

Tom Wells brings the curtain up on the process of telling a story specifically for the stage. He's currently working on commissions for both the Royal Court and The National, so we're looking forward to collecting a veritable vault of golden writing tips from him!

See our workshops page for full details on how to apply

Saturday 11th July 2020 - MAY BE POSTPONED

How to put on your own play

11am to 4pm @ Leeds Playhouse

What is it they say? If you want a job done right, do it yourself? Writer, director and theatre producer Dick Bonham will give you all the advice and insight you need to bring your script to fruition on stage without waiting for someone else to say yes!

See our workshops page for full details on how to apply

Saturday 7th November 2020

Page to Stage

7.30pm @ Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton

Rescheduled from May due to the coronavirus outbreak. Five Script Yorkshire members' short pieces performed script in hand by professional actors, with feedback from our panel of industry insiders and the paying public. Always a good night - in a lovely intimate venue.

See our Page to Stage page for full details on how to submit

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"You find that plays, radio dramas, TV series and movies are written by people just like you. They fret, they struggle, occasionally triumph. They live in Yorkshire. They belong to Script Yorkshire."

Join us today!