From Marcella Forster, some current opportunities for scriptwriters to write for BBC Television programmes, posted on the National Association of Writers in Education website.
Check out the links carefully – all these schemes have strict entry conditions.
BBC Talent Award for recent graduates: Are you the next Debbie Horsfield or Paul Abbott? BBC North Developing Talent in partnership with BBC writersroom is delighted to announce this development opportunity for student / recent graduate drama writers.
Write for EastEnders E20 . It’s written by a team of young writers, all under the age of 23. All of the writers complete a 4-week EastEnders: E20 Writers School where they are taught how to write for television by EastEnders Script Writers and Producers. They are then commissioned to write an episode each.
Write for Doctors:
BBC Writers Room and the Doctors team at BBC Birmingham are searching for exceptional new and emerging writers from the Midlands who want to write drama for television. If you have a strong individual voice, the ability to create great characters and tell compelling stories, and a real passion for television drama, you could take part in Heartlands.