The LET Award

What is the LET Award?

Are you just starting out as a theatre company? Do you have new work you want to take do Edinburgh Fringe, but need some extra support?

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is where it all began for us as a theatre company and we want to pay it forward! The winner of the LET Award receives mentorship and guidance around venue, finances, production, marketing and more from us and experts throughout the industry to help you reach your full potential at the fringe.

This award is brought to you in collaboration with the wonderful people at The Pleasance, Greenwich Theatre and Chloé Nelkin Consulting to give you the kickstart you need to let your company thrive.

Join us at the LET Award 2022 Showcase

The LET Award

Worth up to £10,000

  • £1300 cash injection to go towards production costs
  • A guaranteed slot at Pleasance for the Edfringe
  • Venue deposit covered*
  • Producing & dramaturgical mentoring from Les Enfants Terribles in the full run-up to Edfringe
  • 3 x 45 minute Edfringe PR mentoring sessions with Chloé Nelkin Consulting
  • Social media & press promotion from Les Enfants Terribles & The Pleasance


*To secure your venue slot at the fringe, you would usually be required to pay a deposit. Les Enfants Terribles will pay this cost upfront for you. Any money made from the box office after the deposit has been repaid will be split between you & The Pleasance either 60/40 for VAT registered companies or 55/45 for non-VAT registered companies. A venue deposit can cost between £470 and £1750.

The Greenwich Award

  • £1000 cash injection to go towards production costs
  • A guaranteed slot at Pleasance for the Edfringe
  • Producing and dramaturgical mentoring from Greenwich Theatre in the full run-up to the Edfringe
How do I apply?

Applications are closed for the LET Award 2022, but make sure you follow us on social media and sign up to our newsletter to find out as soon as applications are open for 2023!

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