Here’s a video explaining what you need to record and the best way to do it.
Please note that the ‘demo’ featured in the video is just for guidance. Your entry must run the required three to five minutes in duration.
Familiarise yourself sufficiently enough with your reading to make eye contact to engage the audience, therefore it would be beneficial to have an audience. Although the recording person could be close by, remember to project your voice to the back of the room.
The video can be taken by camera or mobile phone and must be:
Please only make one recording of your performance. Do not edit the recording in any way.
Upload your video to any online storage that can be accessed by others. e.g. YouTube, GDrive, iCloud, Dropbox or OneDrive etc. Then copy and paste the link to it in the form below. You should leave your video file online until advised that the heat has taken place.
Entries must be submitted no later than noon on Thursday 30 November. Winners will be announced online on Saturday 16 December.
Candidates chosen for the final will be asked to attend in person.