Summer Radio Shorts Festival – Call for Submissions

Banner for the call for submissions for the Summer Radio Shorts Festival

Northumberland 89.7 and Northumberland Players are excited to bring more theatre back into your life this summer… on the radio!

Have a listen to the call for submissions:

Naturally, we couldn’t do a call for radio play submissions without an audio recording!

If you’ve written a script, have an idea for one, or have an open access play in mind that would work well on the radio, we need your proposal.

Production teams should submit a proposal for a 10- to 30-minute radio play before July 15, 2021. Please include:

  • Production team with contact information
  • Script or outline of script; original or open access scripts only, no licensing fees required. Please provide proof of this waiver of license fee from the playwright, including broadcast of the festival in August 2021 and subsequent availability as a podcast.
  • Casting requirements and a plan to safely cast, rehearse, and record your play.

Northumberland Players and Northumberland 89.7 can help with recording, mixing, sound effects, and other technical matters.

Final recordings are to be submitted as MP3 files before August 20, 2021.

Plays will be broadcast on Northumberland 89.7 at the end of August, 2021. Members of the production team and cast may be asked to be interviewed as part of the broadcast.

For more information or to submit a proposal, please contact