Applications for 2020 are CLOSED.

Applications for CRITERION New Writing 2020 are closed as of 1 November 2019.




Applications for CRITERION New Writing 2021 will open on 1 September 2020. It is FREE to apply and take part.


If, after 1 September 2020, you wish to apply, please send a single document titled with your name including:


- a writing CV, including two referees

- a short statement of 200-250 words explaining why you would like to take part

by email to

There will be 3 sets of 6 workshops. Each will welcome 6 writers to the stage of the Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly, for a sequence of highly-focused script development sessions, from 12h00 to 14h30 on this calendar:

CNW 20 - Winter 2021 - January to March

CNW 21 - Spring 2021 - April to June

CNW 22 - Summer 2021 - July to September


Actors will be present to read the brand new monologues and scenes on stage in weeks 3, 4, 5 and 6.


Now and then we will welcome industry guests - directors, producers, other writing development professionals and so on.

(Travel expenses of up to £20 per session will be available on presentation of receipts.)

Greg Mosse

writer and encourager of writers - ABOUT

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