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Samuel Bailey has won the 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize for his play Shook. The play was selected from a record number of 1,406 submissions...

Lynette Linton has appointed five new artistic associates at the Bush Theatre, including Martha Plimpton and Adjoa Andoh. Other initiatives by the new artistic director...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​​​​​​ Dicky Benfield is in...

Abigail Andjel has won a new £8,000 playwriting award for writers working in front-of-house, backstage, administrative and creative roles in theatre. The ETPEP Award 2019...

A new playwriting programme for the South West has been launched to address what its founders say is a historic lack of opportunities for...

A primary school headteacher has won this year's Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize. The £10,000 biennial prize is awarded to a new play that to qualify...

I love silence in the theatre, as I’ve written before: in particular, those rare moments when it feels as though everybody in the auditorium...

A Belly Full started life as a screenplay by Canada-based authors Marcia Kash and Mary Colin Chisholm. It failed to capture the attention of...

London's Royal Court Theatre has announced two new schemes for writers, including a year-long placement at the venue. The Lynne Gagliano Writers Award has been...
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