We're back with another Minute Monologue and we hope that it provides a bit of enjoyment – and potentially offers a small bit of financial help – to fellow theatre makers while the pandemic continues.

hopefully this competition will once again get those creative juices flowing…

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The tHeme:  

New year's Resolution


The challenge: write and film yourself performing an original monologue that is no longer than 60 seconds using the theme 'new year's resolution'.



  • Entrants must be 16 and over.

  • Writers may only submit one filmed monologue each.

  • submitted original content must belong to the writer. 

  • Monologues must be unproduced and unpublished.

  • We can only accept submissions from those in the UK or Ireland.

  • submissions must be made through the google form linked below  if you have technical issues then please send your entry to minivertheatre@gmail.com with the subject 'Miniver Theatre's Minute Monologue'. 

  • The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence with individual participants will be entered into. 


We want monologues that really make us feel for the character featured. We want to love your character! We want to hate your character! we want monologues that inspire real emotion. it will be the entries that affect us the most that will be chosen as the three winners. Our theme may be broad but we want to inspire as many people as possible to get creating.

no set style.

edited however you like.

no specialist equipment needed  feel free to use your phone.

There will be three winners and each will receive a prize of £50. 
The competition will close at midnight on the 31st january 2022 and any submissions made after then will not be considered. Please do make sure you submit your entry with plenty of time to spare in case an issue arises. If you have any questions then please do feel free to email us at minivertheatre@gmail.com. We can't wait to enjoy your submissions...

Good Luck!


Check out our winners from the previous competitions...