Michael Graney Bursary | Brighton Fringe

Michael Graney Bursary


2100 A Space Novelty by Danny Fitzpatrick

The bursary from Ironclad Creative CIC exists to celebrate the memory of Brighton writer and creative Michael Graney who was passionate about writing, the arts and science-fiction.    

Michael Graney

The Offer:

  • Brighton Fringe entry paid for (or £135 paid to company if event rolled over from 2020)
  • A production mentoring session with Ironclad Creative
  • In-kind social media support for your show


  • Have a Brighton Fringe 2021 venue in place or are in conversation with a venue
  • Have a Science-Fiction theme or reference (fantasy / speculative fiction / magical fiction and other such sub-genres welcome)
  • There may be dance, physical theatre and / or musical elements but your work must be considered theatre or storytelling
  • The the work must have hope and / or kindness at its core - Dystopian fiction is fine; characters can experience great challenges and things may not end well, though something about the narrative must have a measure of kindness, hope, redemption or possibility
  • The work is new writing - written within the last two years with no more than 10 previous performances
  • Be a full-length work (40 mins or longer)

Application Process

Application Deadline: 23:59, Sunday 21st March  EXTENDED TO SUNDAY 28 MARCH!


2020 WINNER:

  • My Soulmate's Husband's Soulmate by Mudlarks Theatre