Do you enjoy WRITING? Do you LOVE theatre? Are you aged between 9 and 25? Then keep reading!

The Place Bedford is looking for resident review writers!

We are holding a competition for three age groups: (9-12), (13-16) and (17-25), giving up to 6 of Bedford’s best young writers an amazing opportunity.
The winners will become our resident review writers for our 2021/22 season (Autumn 2021 to through to Summer 2022 and their writing will be published across our social media platforms.

What will the winners get?

  • Free tickets to at least one show per season as Resident Reviewer
  • Press passes to our Christmas production preview
  • A welcome workshop/afternoon tea with the team at The Place
  • Mentoring and development throughout the year
  • Feedback on every article
  • Their articles published across all our social media platforms
  • The chance to feel like a part of the inspirational team at The Place

To apply:-
1. Submit a review of any theatre performance. We recommend it should be roughly 200 words or more. There are hundreds of performances now streaming online – many of them are free! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for suggestions.
2. Email this to the Reviews team stating your name, age, school and contact details.

!Recruitment has closed for 2021/22, but will reopen again in Summer 2022!

Click Here to Read previous reviews

Looking for help writing your review?

Check out these useful resources that we’ve put together to help inspire young people to think about how to write interesting, informative and insightful reviews of theatre

Guides to Writing a Review – 9 to 13yrs

Guides to Writing A Review Age 13+