All-England Theatre Festival

New Writing: The Geoffrey Whitworth competition is an annual UK new writing competition, open to

plays making their debut performance at a Preliminary Round Festival of the AETF, SCDA,DAW or AUDF

competitions. The play must not have been performed or published anywhere prior to its performance in the

festival. Entry form for the Geoffrey Whitworth competition

Membership: Click the graphic to see how you can become a

friend of the festival.

AETF Rules: Click here to see a copy of the latest AETF rules.

Operational Rules Constitution

Festival Declaration Form (Participants)

Legacy Fund Awards & Application

New Scripts: Draft form for obtaining author’s permission for details to be held on the website.

Programme Advert: An advert for inclusion in festival programmes is available by clicking here.

Adjudicator’s Contract: Draft contract for organisers of Quarter, Semi & English Finals

English Final Protocol: Guidance for organisers of an English Final

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