Script Reading Service
Are you a Black writer? Talawa's free Script Reading Service provides feedback and support to emerging Black writers across the UK
submit one electronic copy of your play either in Word or pdf format.
can only accept one script per person, per window
are unable to accept scripts outside submissions windows.
We'll confirm that we have received your script.
Your script will be read by one of our team of script
readers, who will report back to our New Work Producer in our Readers’ Meeting
You will either receive a detailed script report or,
if your script is selected for further development, you will be invited to meet with us
Please note - this process takes three months. It may take slightly longer if your script has been
shortlisted and recommended for a full read by our New Work Producer.
Here are some top tips from our script
"Don't try to conform to standards already set by
others, set your own"
"Avoid stereotypes and research the social /
cultural context of your characters"
"Don’t second guess what they want you to write.
Write what you want to write"