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For Posterity – NEAT11

NEAT 11 Andy Barrett’s Threads Available from Friday 27 May | Continuing throughout NEAT Threads is a free audio walk for audiences to enjoy in their free time during NEAT.  Using the buildings and history of the Lace Market area of Nottingham, Threads leads the listener through an encounter between two people who have nothing […]

Belton Park: our new playground

Last Wednesday Judy and Bianca visited Belton Park for the first time for a Breath of Fresh Air, joining Claire and Chris for a tour of the grounds in a National Trust range rover. Chris, who has been at Belton for nearly twenty years, waxed lyrical about the park for almost two hours without taking […]

When you whisper… sound clues

Listen to the soundtrack that the writers responded to for each location. What feelings do they evoke for you? What images do you conjure up? LOCATION 1: LOCATION 2: LOCATION 3: LOCATION 4:

Bodies in the Library: time’s ticking

The closure of the Central Library is Birmingham is approaching quickly – some of the floors are due to close sometime in July – so there’s more reason than ever to have a wander around to appreciate the radical design. Writing West Midlands are offering one more afternoon during which you can hire an mp3 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How do I navigate your site?

How to use our website: If you are connected with TWP already, we’ve undergone a slight facelift so that you can find information more easily. If you haven’t visited our website before then here is how it works: About: Gives you an overview of who we are, what we do and who we work with. […]

Arts/Education specialist wanted

THEATRE WRITING PARTNERSHIP IS LOOKING FOR A FREELANCE ARTS/EDUCATION SPECIALIST TO HELP US SET UP A NEW YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAMME IN EAST MIDLANDS SCHOOLS. Theatre Writing Partnership is based at Nottingham Playhouse and works with theatres and theatre writers throughout the East Midlands and beyond. We find new ideas for performance; support and develop the […]

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 […]