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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 in all genres of writing

See your work come alive

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

Keep your finger on the pulse

All the latest news on commissions, competitions and events delivered to your inbox

Find collaborators and make friends

Online group chat to share news, seek advice and organise meet-ups

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Tuesday 25th June

Writing for radio with Marion Nancarrow

Online via Google Meet from 7.30pm

Freelance director, dramaturg and tutor Marion beams her 30 years' of experience working for BBC Radio Drama directly to your desktop, laptop or smartphone! Learn more about what promises to be an enlightening session on our workshops page!

The meeting link will be shared in the SYchat group prior to the session

Tuesday 9th July

Writing for radio with Jonathan Hall

Online via Google Meet from 7.30pm

If you're brand new to Script Yorkshire, you might not know that Jonathan our Chair has bucketloads of experience in writing for radio, with his award-winning BBC radio drama Trust, starring Julie Hesmondhalgh, being commissioned for a fifth series. This is the final of our three sessions aimed at getting you into the zone for writing and submitting a piece for our 2024 radio competition!

The meeting link will be shared in the SYchat group prior to the session

Tuesday 16th July

Tips & tricks for staging your own play with Dick Bonham

Online via Google Meet from 7.30pm

Ever thought about producing your own work? Join us for the insider scoop with seasoned producer Dick who, through his decades of experience putting on shows with his company Little Mighty, knows a thing or two about how to make it all happen. More about this workshop.

The meeting link will be shared in the SYchat group prior to the session

Saturday 5th October

Writing for television with Ian Kershaw

11am to 4pm @ Leeds Playhouse

Coronation Street. EastEnders. Emmerdale. Shameless. Cold Feet. Casualty. Holby City. Doctors. The list of Ian's credits goes on, so we're thrilled he's coming across the Pennines to put us through our paces. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a BAFTA-winning TV writer!


Booking window opens Saturday 21st September via the events tab in your member account

"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."

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