This is a past event and is currently no longer running.


Award-nominated production company Transition Stage Company present Enter Stage Write, a glittering awards night celebrating new writing from a nationwide screenwriting and playwright competition.

An X Factor style writing event showcasing West Midlands acting talent, the top five playwrights will see their work brought to life in front of a panel of industry heavy-weights. Accompanied by a comedy compere, the evening opens with a surprise celebrity singer with an uplifting tune and ends with the Hip-Hop Dance company ‘Let’s Make It Happen.’

The industry judges so far:

Chris Sudworth – Director of Artistic Programme at Birmingham Hippodrome
Sean Foley – multi-Olivier Award-winning actor, writer, director and newly appointed Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Darcia Martin – Director of Hollyoaks and BBC’s Call the Midwife
Lisa Walters – Producer of Backlight TV’s 4Stories series for Channel 4
David Ralf – Executive Director at The Bunker Theatre, London
Corey Campbell – Associate Artistic Director of Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and owner of the award-winning theatre company, Strictly Arts
Martin Sketchley – Published novelist and scriptwriter, West Midlands Chair, Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
Neil Reading – Director of Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton
Andrea Montgomery – Director and Writer, Belfast based production company Terra Nova Productions
Zac Hancock- Head of the content of Social Chain

Expect a fast paced night of dance, comedy, live singing and suspense as you decide who wins the £1,000 prize and is crowned Enter Stage Write Champion 2020.

Dress code is smart as this is a red-carpeted gala event.

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Discounts & Concessions


We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000†.


£10 tickets on all price bands


£10 tickets on all price bands
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Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

The Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open before the show and during the interval for hot and cold drinks, snacks or a quick and tasty bite to eat.

The Bars

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our Foyer Bars, conveniently positioned for both Stalls and Circle levels.


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