new-writing

Antonia Fraser with Pinter Commission winner Molly Davies. Photo: Helen Murray

Playwright Molly Davies has been named as the recipient of this year’s Pinter Commission, becoming the first female playwright to accept the prize. The award,...
St James Theatre will host a public showcase of new musicals under a new scheme. Photo: Tom Cronin

A scheme aimed at nurturing original British musical theatre has been launched, which its organisers claim will “rejuvenate the industry”. Under Construction – Developing New...

Equity funds, new writing, acoustic answers and defending Davidson

Rory Mullarkey has won the 2014 Pinter Commission playwriting award, which sees a new work by the winner supported by London’s Royal Court Theatre. The...

Regional venues are no longer able to stage new and risky works to the same extent that they used to, Alan Ayckbourn has warned,...

Theatres should provide more free space for rehearsals and performances to help protect new writing, a survey of UK playwrights, directors and other practitioners...

Four world premieres, including new plays from James Graham and Mike Bartlett, and an increased touring schedule thanks to the launch of a pop-up...

The National Theatre has revealed Dawn King to be the winner of its Foundation Playwright award. The award, which is given to help further the...

Northumberland Theatre Company – which last year lost all of its core funding from Arts Council England – has been honoured for its commitment...