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Rapid Write Response


Are you a writer? Come along to a Writers’ Night and use the opportunity to see a great show, talk to members of the Literary Department and take part in our Rapid Write Response scheme.

Rapid Write Response is a short play initiative open to writers of all levels of experience. Attend a full-run show in its first week and write a 10 minute play inspired by the show. Deadline for submissions is always the following Monday at 12noon. The 503 team will select between 6 and 8 scripts to be staged at Theatre503 two weeks later. RWR submissions should be emailed to


Escape The Scaffold by Titas Halder, directed by Hannah Price

Writers’ Night is Wednesday 22 March

Deadline for submissions Monday 27th March (12 noon)

Rapid Write Response Nights are Sunday 9th/Monday 10th April


No Place for a Woman by Cordelia O’Neill

Writers’ Night is Wednesday 3rd May 

Deadline for submissions Monday 8th May (12 noon)

Rapid Write Response Nights are Sunday 21st/Monday 22nd May