London theatre news
Win a ticket to see Ian McKellen
16 September 2020
Donate to The Space's crowdfunder and you'll be entered into a draw for tickets to an exclusive online Q and A with Sir Ian McKellen!
A Song For Our Time - winner announced
3 August 2020
Looking At The Moon, by Amir Shoenfeld and Caitlyn Burt, is announced as winning song from the search for ‘A Song For Our Time’, marking 20 weeks since theatres closed.
24-Hour Song Challenge
8 April 2020
West End and Broadway star Elaine Paige challenges Olivier award-winning cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical to compose a new song against the clock!
A Song for our Time
27 March 2020
Composers are being asked to write 'A Song for our Time' to be recorded by West End stars and a virtual choir with proceeds going to Acting For Others.
London Student Drama Festival 2018
31 January 2018
For its 6th year, the London Student Drama Festival will be at the West End's Duchess Theatre for the finals of its new writing competition and at The Bunker for the debut of 'Play in a Day'.
28 Plays Later 2017
11 January 2017
Back for its third incarnation, The Space's month-long playwriting challenge is due to commence on 1 February for the duration of the month - you have to write a play every day for 28 days!
The Masters - British Theatre Challenge 2016
19 September 2016
Sky Blue Theatre Company presents new writing from the celebrated winners of the British Theatre Challenge 2016 - 2 and 3 December at the Lost Theatre.
Student Performer of the Year
8 May 2016
The finals of the 2016 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition and the Stiles + Drewe Prize will be held on 15 May 2016 in London's West End.
29 Plays Later
27 January 2016
Can you write 29 plays in 29 days in February? .... Well you can give it a try with the Space, but you need to act now 'cos the deadline for entering is on 29 January - just 2 days away!
LET Award 2016
12 January 2016
Applications for the Les Enfants Terribles Award - designed to help an exciting new company produce an original piece of work to take to the Edinburgh Festival - close at 5pm on 17 January 2016. More details ...
Write Now 7 Festival 2016
9 January 2016
The Jack Studio Theatre is now taking submissions for its latest Write Now Festival. The deadline for this year's applications is Friday 29 January 2016 ...
British Theatre Challenge - performances start tomorrow
22 October 2015
The winning plays of the British Theatre Challenge 2015 playwriting competition are due to be presented on 23 and 24 October 2015 at the Lost Theatre.