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Storytelling on Stage: A Masterclass with Amanda Whittington at the Wordsmith Festival, Oldham STORYTELLING ON STAGE explores ways to create the play only you can write, with a particular focus on how story springs from character. Through group discussion and practical exercises, the workshop helps you to find your story, identify its world and develop three-dimensional characters […]

Storytelling on Stage: A Masterclass with Amanda Whittington at the Wordsmith Festival, Oldham STORYTELLING ON STAGE explores ways to create the play only you can write, with a particular focus on how story springs from character. Through group discussion and practical exercises, the workshop helps you to find your story, identify its world and develop three-dimensional characters […]

To Nottingham from Priština

The first of four sites that will make up When you whisper, I imagine… was revealed on Monday to Arian Krasniqi, from Priština, Kosovo. Andy and Arian waxed lyrical about their respective cities and writing careers, and mused on ‘A city without a river’ Arian’s monologue, which was written in response to Andy’s clues about Royal […]

Your play, professionally produced

Finborough Theatre Papatango have teamed up with one of London’s leading new writing venues, the Finborough Theatre for a competition which offers four playwrights the opportunity to have their plays professionally produced in 2011. One winner will receive a four week run at the Finborough Theatre and three runners-up will receive a run of one […]

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Ears Wide Open: Bodies in the Library

Launched last year in February, Ears Wide Open has now reached the stage of production. Next week, we’ll be recording Sibyl Ruth’s Bodies in the Library and we’ll be testing it in Birmingham Central Library a few weeks later.   Bodies in the Library is a poetic and evocative audio journey exploring the past and […]

Verity Bargate award – open for submissions

TWP and Royal and Derngate Theatre are hosting a special Verity Bargate workshop at Royal and Derngate Theatre Northampton on Thursday 17 February at 6pm. It will be a theatre writing workshop to support writers who want to submit a play to the competition led by Sarah Dickenson, senior reader at Soho Theatre. The workshop […]

The Bruntwood Prize – now open for submissions

The Bruntwood Prize is the search for great new plays. Now running for the third time, it is the biggest national competition of its kind and has awarded nine writers a total of £80,000 in prize money since 2005. It is run by the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, and sponsored by property company Bruntwood. Six […]

Kali Development – writer opportunity

Kali Theatre’s new Writer Development Programmes support and encourage the development of Asian women writers with a programme of 1-1 dramaturgical advice and a six month writer’s workshop programme culmintaing in workshops with professional actors and a director leading up to a public Rehearsed Reading to an audience of public and industry peers who are […]

Little pieces of Gold – writer opportunity

Little Pieces of Gold is a showcase for new drama at The Etcetera Theatre, Camden. The evenings feature an eclectic mix of short plays from up-and-coming UK writers. They are looking for writers to submit their work which, if selected, will be assigned a director who will work with the writer and performers to bring […]