Once again, Congleton Players are proud to announce their acclaimed One-Act Playwriting Festival for 2017/18 which budding playwrights may be interested in.


The One-Act Playwriting competition is open between 01 May and 30 November 2017 for submissions. Entry for submissions to the festival is free and the Congleton Players are now inviting entries. The competition is open to anyone living in the United Kingdom or Ireland.


Congleton Players One-Act Play Festival is unique in the fact that it goes another step further by putting all those shortlisted plays on stage for your pleasure. The short-listed plays will be performed at Daneside Theatre on Saturday 7th July 2018 and members of the audience, also get the opportunity of voting for their favourite play of the evening.


Finally, the successful Playwright receives a prize of £150.

Terms and Conditions can be found here or please email us at oneactplays@congletonplayers.com with any query.

Status: Open for submissions















Why not buy a season ticket and watch 3

plays for the price of 2.


Season ticket price £16

Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat £8

Concessions (Each night) £7

Advance bookings start three weeks prior

to production and can be booked at

Congleton TIC 01260 271095

Last updated 9th October 2017



The One Act Play entries continue to pour in and you have until 30th November to submit your entry- please see the terms and conditions on this website.