19 Sept – Shorts Night marks ScriptTank’s return

After an (enforced) break during 2017, ScriptTank is returning in a few weeks’ time, with a Shorts Night.

If you have a script or another short piece (such as a treatment), you would like performed, please email Katharine Way.

Full and new members of ScriptTank can ask for a slot on Shorts Night. Pieces must be no longer than 15 minutes (15 pages maximum for scripts) and scripts can be complete works or extracts from longer pieces.

When you email Katharine, please let her know how many actors the script requires, and of what gender.

If you’re not a member yet, and you are interested in joining ScriptTank, please contact us.

ScriptTank script call

We are planning five more meetings this term on the following dates:

  • 3, 17 and 31 October
  • 21 November
  • 5 December

Any existing member of ScriptTank may ask for a slot on these nights. If you would like one, please email Katharine.

New members must attend at least three meetings before your script can be read on one of these nights. Coming to the Shorts Night will count as your first meeting.

Please note meetings are closed to non-members. If you’d like to bring a guest, please email Katharine first.

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Sorry but ScriptTank’s new season is postponed

Unfortunately, ScriptTank’s spring-summer term will not be starting this week, as we originally planned.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, our new venue won’t be available.

We are hoping to start readings again later in May, with a traditional Shorts Night.

Once we are able to schedule readings, we will announce the dates.

We are sorry about the delay, but our new home will be worth the wait.

Open season

A couple of years ago, we implemented a rule requiring members to attend at least two readings in a term to qualify for a reading in the following term.

We realise that many of you have been unable to attend meetings regularly – if at all – since we lost our home at The Blue Posts.

Because of that, this attendance rule is being waived.

Any full member of ScriptTank can ask for their work to be read this term.

If you haven’t had a piece read in a while, now’s a good time to bring something in.

New members of ScriptTank still have to attend three readings before they can have a night. However, you are welcome to have works read during any Short Nights held before then.

Monday is now ScriptTank Day

Happy 2017!

ScriptTank will be returning later this month.

While we are continuing to meet at The Wheatsheaf pub (25 Rathbone Place, London, W1T 1DG), we’ve had to change our meetings to sporadic Mondays.

Also, we’ll only be meeting once a month until Easter. The confirmed dates for ScriptTank’s Winter-Spring meetings are:

  • 23 January
  • 20 Feb
  • 6 March
  • 3 April

We are searching out for a second venue, which will allow us to return to a fortnightly schedule. Please subscribe to the blog, or join our Facebook group for further details.

We will continue to meet at 6:45 for a 7pm start. There is a £3 fee for all members attending the reading.

If you are interested in joining ScriptTank, please contact us. Please remember you will need to attend at least two readings during this season to have your script read in our summer 2017 season.

If you are a current member and would like would a slot, please email Esther.