Building on the success of the MonologueSlam UK initiative for actors, WriterSlam UK is a new initiative to help TV production companies and broadcasters access new and established writers from diverse backgrounds, and support them in their career development, providing tangible outcomes for participants, with a structured and accessible programme over 2015.
The first WriterSlam will take place on 10th June at Theatre Royal Stratford East and is supported by Creative Skillset, ITV, ITV Studios, BBC and Tiger Aspect. TriForce Creative Network (The TCN) are looking for new voices for television, who come from all backgrounds. Championing diversity of experience – if you include everyone, you don’t need to exclude anyone.
ITV and ITV Studios are lead supporters on the first event and they are looking for new drama voices and ideas for a scripted drama series.
Submissions have now closed and the shortlist has been announced:
The final will take place on Wednesday 10th June and tickets are available to the public: