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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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Saturday 18th May

How to write a gripping monologue with Cheryl Martin

11am to 4pm @ Leeds Playhouse

Learn how to write dramatic monologues that have audiences leaning in instead of zoning out - with Red Ladder Theatre Company's brand new artistic director Cheryl Martin. This promises to be a fun day and places will fill up fast, so get poised like a cobra to snap up your spot! Read more.

Booking window opens Saturday 4th May via the events tab in your member account

Tuesdays 11th & 25th June and 9th July

Writing for radio with Jonathan Hall

3 x online sessions via Zoom 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 most recent BBC radio drama Trust, starring Julie Hesmondhalgh, now in its third series. These three sessions will get you into the zone for writing and submitting a piece for our 2024 radio competition which launches in June!

The Zoom links will be shared in the SYchat group prior to each 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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