new writing

Winners of a new monologue writing competition set up by the Octagon Theatre in Bolton have been announced. The National Octagon Prize was launched last...

Cardiff's Sherman Theatre has named Chris Harris as the winner of a new £1,000 award, which aims to celebrate and nurture playwriting talent in...

As actors, we embrace opportunities to create, perform and tell our stories. And something amazing happens when we start to realise that our ability...

Late West End shows not for me I’m more than a little dismayed at the arrogance of people living in their London bubble, who are...

Sarah Hehir’s compassionate new play, Zero Down, is set in the staff room of a care home. Benni and Leyla are suspicious of student...

It feels perfectly appropriate that this year’s 10th-anniversary season of curating pioneers Forest Fringe should begin with an absolute dismantling of its form, and...

You'd be forgiven, from its title and marketing, for thinking Screens is yet another theatrical pulse check on our relationship with technology. And, for...

Tom Nash has been named winner of this year’s Red Planet Prize, run by prolific television writer Tony Jordan. Nash’s script Percentages was chosen from...

London fringe venue the Bread and Roses Theatre has launched the second year of its playwriting prize. The award is a competition for full-length plays...
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