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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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Thursday 15th July

The first 10 pages with Tom Needham

8pm to 9pm online via Zoom

Your script needs to work it like a snake-charmer from the very start if you're to be in with even half a chance of getting it produced. So what are the key ingredients of a real page-turner that will grab a commissioner's attention? Hmmm. Why not find out from a seasoned pro, someone who's written a gazillion telly episodes and who is also brilliant at sharing his wisdom?

See our workshops page for full details on how to attend

Thursday 16th September

Adaptation with Mike Harris

7.30pm to 9pm online via Zoom

So you've read a book you think would work brilliantly on stage or screen. But the mere thought of trying to wrestle the story from a chunky novel into a streamline script boggles your mind. Where would you even begin? How about joining us for our adaptation workshop with Mike Harris? He has swathes of experience in adapting prose for stage, radio and TV and he’s got tips aplenty to get you started.

See our workshops page for full details on how to attend

Thursday 23rd September

Adapting a novel for radio with Jane Rogers

7.30pm to 9pm online via Zoom

Following on from Mike’s adaptation workshop, award-winning novelist, scriptwriter and professor emerita of writing at Sheffield Hallam University Jane Rogers will be digging deeper into the process of adaptation, sharing her very own process for adapting a novel for radio. There’s gold in these here adaptation workshops. Don’t miss them!

See our workshops page for full details on how to attend

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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!