The Carlton Players are a charity Reg No 508534. They produce six shows a year at The Little Theatre in Birkenhead. They would like to include some original plays in their seasons to give new writers a chance to see their work produced on a stage and increase their exposure.  


We will looking for full length plays for our main season and shorter one act plays to be produced at festivals or on special nights through the season.


If anyone would like a play they have written considered by the play reading committee  please  email a  Word  version to 

1)    1st Page Contact details  only. All writers should be credited here.
2)    2nd Page Title, Cast numbers 
3)    3rd Page A synopsis of the play.
4)    Page 4 onwards The Script
5)    The Play can be
a)    Any genre: comedy, drama, adaptation etc
b)    Running time between  20mins - 40mins One Act  1hr 20mins & 2hrs Full Length



All monies raised from their productions go back into running the theatre or to other charities.  None of the production team get paid.  Unfortunately, like the actors & directors they cannot pay the writer but  would not expect the writer to pay to submit a play or pay towards the production costs.

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