Lucy Vickery

Competition: Shakespeare does Dallas

Spectator literary competition No. 2822

This week’s challenge is to submit an extract from a scene from a contemporary soap opera (TV or radio) as Shakespeare might have written it.

Please email entries, of up to 16 lines, to by midday on 30 October.

Here are the results of this week’s challenge, in which competitors were invited to write a poem either in free verse mocking rhymed, metrical verse or in conventional verse mocking free verse.

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