One Act Play Festival

One Act Play Festival

Partington Theatre invites you to enter the 2024 One Act Play Festival.

After a short break, the Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival returns in full. We will be accepting entries for a maximum of fourteen One Act Plays this year. Taking place between the 9th and 13th July, entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. There are no guarantees which night entries will be performed on, this will be decided once all entries are in to afford audiences a range of plays to watch. All entries will be adjudicated, with the prize giving ceremony taking place on the evening of Saturday 13th July.

Categories: Youth and Adult

Festival Rules

  • Entries must be 30-50 mins in length to qualify
  • Maximum cast size of 20 performers
  • Deadline for entries is 6th June
  • There will be two categories, youth (all performers must be under the age of 18 on the date of performance) and adult
  • Two copies of the script must be submitted prior to the script deadline (13th June), for the adjudicator and technicians, either hard copy or by email
  • All entries must provide a copy of the license to perform their script at the time of submission, entries without a valid license will not be accepted. If the script does not require licencing this must be evidenced at point of submission
  • Payments must be made at time of submission, entries without payment will not be confirmed as submitted until payment has been received
  • If submitting more than one play, please use a separate form for each entry, please use separate payments

Entry fees

  • Youth Play £25
  • Adult Play £35
The form to be completed to take part can be accessed on the book ticket link.
Partington Theatre invites you to enter the 2024 One Act Play Festival.


If there are any remaining tickets, these will be made available on the door.