Script Submissions

The Old Vic does not accept unsolicited scripts. If you would like us to review your work, please send us a script submission. For your submission to be considered you must include:

  • A synopsis of the piece (1 side of A4 paper maximum)
  • A 10-page dialogue sample
  • A brief (100-200 word) cover note on why your piece might be suitable for The Old Vic
  • Musical projects only – you may include up to 3 sample songs
  • Full contact details (email address, telephone number, postal address)

The Old Vic produces a range of work including new writing, classic plays from ancient to modern times, musicals and family shows. Please note that if you are interested in getting in touch with us regarding dance pieces or acts which may be suitable for Old Vic Variety Nights please contact

How to submit

We accept script submissions all year round and by email only to

We aim to review all submissions within three months. Unfortunately, due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to feedback individually.

If we request a full script we will confirm receipt of the script on arrival. After that there is no need to follow up with us. Please allow six months for The Old Vic to consider and respond.