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The David MacLennan Award: 2022 Longlist Announced

Tue 12th April 2022

A Play, a Pie and a Pint are delighted to announce the 51 longlisted submissions for The David MacLennan Award 2022 selected from 132 entries.

Christine HoyA Lap to Go
Sophie JacomeAll The Breathless
Douglas YannaghasBlacklist
Michael MonroeBulletproof
Aine KingBurning Bright
Bryony RobinsonBust and Boom
Corinne SalisburyCruelty Free
Ava HickeyEggs?
Laila NobleFlick and Pie Go Fishing
Ellen RitchieFortune
Conor McLeodGOD>>DOG
Gail WintersI’m Ready For My Close Up Now Mr De Mille
Simon BarkerLast Supper
Joseph BrownLate to the Party
Richard ListerLove & Aliens
Grant McDonaldMeeting the Devil on a Random Tuesday
Daisy JoMoney Love
Charlotte SmithMoth
Guy WoodsMy Upstairs Neighbour, the Murderer
Ellen BannermanNot Much Here on The Way To Heaven
Grant ReidOpen Spot
AnonymousPaper Walls – A Play with Songs…and Art
Max ChaseStrawberry Sky
Jess BrodieSuperkiss
Claudia SaavedraThe Best Ideas Happen in The Toilet
James BoyceThe Prodigal Bloody Son
Wendy LapThe Richard Osman Fan Club
Mercedes McGurnThe Small Man
Sophie GoodThe Tide
Anna McGrathThe Wake
Jane SunderlandThe Wood, the Trees
Melanie CombeThings Fall Apart
Kate HammerTwo Burdens: A Musical
Stewart AitkenWhat’s The Score!
Fiona Barry Witches
Harriet MouldCan I Speak to Brenda
James McNultyHush
Joanne ThomsonJack in a Box
Robert Sproul-CranLook Out
Francis ShennanNews of the Screwed
Elena StaufferOxytocin
Thomas AmbrosiniPale Winter Sky
Rennie ClarkPronto
Chris TapleyQuiet Still
Michael GuestShooting Birds
Matt AndersonSpace Bin Men
Jonathan O’Neill and Isaac SavageStay
Dominic WattersThe Bothy
Eimi QuinnThe Funeral Club
Cairan McLagganVenus in Plastic
Kirsty CurrorWALLOP

Stage 2 of The David MacLennan Award commences w/c 4th April with longlisted candidates invited to submit a full 45 – 50 minute play, using the treatment they submitted in stage one as the basis of the play. Candidates will also be invited to join award-winning playwright Oliver Emanuel for a workshop to help further develop their idea and work towards a full draft of their script, with full scripts due to be submitted by 12pm, 29th Aug 2022.

The David MacLennan Award 2022

Named in honour of PPP’s founder, The David MacLennan Award aims to uncover new writing talent by providing first-time writers with the opportunity to have their work professionally developed and produced, before being presented for the first time on stage at A Play, A Pie and A Pint. Full details on the award can be found HERE.

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