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 lucy@spectator.co.uk 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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