NVT / SPC 10-Minute Play Competition 2013

The overall winning plays from this competition, as voted for by the audiences after each performance were:


1st Place - Brief Encounter by Roger Mortimer-Smith

Directed by Sean Lippett-Fall


Miriam - Helen Pepper-Smith

Neil - Ben Pritchard


2nd Place - Ten Moon Minutes by Craig Ainsley

Directed by Dan Walker


Jim - David Floyd Miller

Mitch - Terence Drew


3rd Place - The Pig Sleep by Doc Watson

Directed by Jezz Bowden


Tom - Tom Slater

Jack - Mark Green

Marjorie - Hellen Ward

Our 2013 competition had an entry in excess of 120 plays. This was reduced to the shortlist from which the above plays have been selected. A complete list of those plays shortlisted can be seen below. We thank everyone who took the time to enter the competition and the judges who deliberated over some tough calls in making up the shortlist.

Shortlisted plays:

Frying Pan Jesus by Neil Walden
The Caterer's Reckoning by Jonah Jones
Getting The Boot by Trevor Harvey
The Pool Boy by Edwin Preece
Make Up by Robert Hartley
Charlie by Orriss Mitchell
The Queen Sends Her Regards by Eleanor Treagust
The Silent Land by Paul Fox
The Interview by Claire Buckland
As Time Goes By by Melody Bridges
The Pig Sleep by Doc Watson
The Cleaner by Doc Watson
One. Two. Three by William Patterson
My New York Spare Room by Kevin Jones
Ten Moon Minutes by Craig Ainsley
The Negotiation by Doc Andersen-Bloomfield
An Immaculate Conception by Roger Mortimer-Smith
Brief Encounter by Roger Mortimer-Smith
Three Night Stand by Adam Springfield
Ethics by David Butler