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In a generation of Irish playwrights who achieved international recognition by chronicling a country in rapid, often convulsive, transition from centuries-old entrenchment to a...

Charley Miles has been named this year’s playwright fellow at Paines Plough. Miles’s debut play, Blackthorn, was produced in 2016 at the West Yorkshire Playhouse...

Actor Katherine Parkinson and comedian Frank Skinner will make their debuts as playwrights at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as part of a new...

London's Theatre Royal Haymarket is offering three young writers the opportunity to develop a new play that will be showcased on its stage. As part...

Winners of the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme have been announced, with entries from the Orange Tree Theatre in London and the Traverse Theatre in...

Playwright Caryl Churchill has been honoured for her outstanding contribution to writing at the 2018 Writers’ Guild awards. Fellow playwright Lucy Kirkwood presented Churchill with...

Theatre PRs are at the front line of a theatre's relationships with the critics, columnists and reporters who cover theatre; and it’s an increasingly...

The Royal Court has set up a writers' group specifically for playwrights in the north of England, in order to bridge what it sees...

Mufaro Makubika’s Shebeen has won the 2017 Alfred Fagon Award for the best new play by a black British playwright. The play, which is centred...
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