RealDeal Theatre is looking for six 15-minute sitcoms for Sitcom Saturday, a professionally directed and acted script-in-hand rehearsed reading, open to the public, at Westminster Reference Library, off Leicester Square, Central London.
The next Sitcom Saturday will be held on June 12th 2010. Fifteen-minute sitcom scripts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org between Monday, March 1st and Wednesday, March 31st 2010. Please see the rules for Sitcom Saturday submissions on the events page at http://www.sitcomsaturday.org.uk
They allocate a director for each of the selected scripts and the directors then liaise with the writer(s) before a casting session, rehearsal and the performance on Saturday, 12th June 2010. Entries are welcome from anywhere as long as the writers can liaise with the directors beforehand. Writers must also attend the June public rehearsed reading in London.
RealDeal Theatre held its first Sitcom Saturday in January 2009. The June 2010 event will be its fourth Sitcom Saturday.
Courses and Workshops
Last Call for Comedy Crossing the Boundaries – NEW names announced!
Workshop Dates: 19th 20th 21st March 2010
Workshop Venue: Hammersmith, West London
As well as working with script legends Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, creators of Birds of a Feather, Goodnight Sweetheart and the recent West End smash hit Dreamcoats & Petticoatsts, Sharon Horgan, co-writer of the BAFTA-nominated BBC 3 hit Pulling and who also won a British Comedy Award for the same programme, will also be running a session.
• Develop your own sitcom from scratch
• Hear YOUR words come to life (or death) by professional actors
• Question industry practitioners on the future of comedy on multiple platforms
Network with other writers & industry professionals. Not to be missed opportunity!
**Skillset bursaries still available – apply soon to avoid disappointment!
Call 01932 592 151 for more information