Call Outs for Writers: Derby Theatre offering three new commission opportunities

Derby Theatre are delighted to be offering three exciting commissions.

Read the call outs, watch the BSL intro or listen to the audio call out from this page...

Commission One

A digital work of 5-10 minutes with integrated BSL. 

Commission Two

An audio work of 5-10 minutes that integrates audio description within the text. 

For commission one and two - these are for sharing and broadcasting via Derby Theatre's online communication channels. 

Find Out More & Apply Here

Commission Three

Derby Theatre are also looking to commission a professional writer for a new full-length adaptation of Robin Hood for a family audience.

The production will be BSL integrated and captioned, making it fully accessible to Deaf and hearing audiences.

Find Out More & Apply Here


The deadline to apply for any of these writing commissions is midday on Friday 14 May.

BSL Intro

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Audio Call Out


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