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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...

There is still an “awful long way to go” before female writers are equally represented on stage, playwright Lizzie Nunnery has said. Nunnery, who was...

Directors have too much control about how plays are staged, playwright David Hare has said. Hare argued the balance of influence between playwrights and directors...

David Hare will be given this year's Gielgud award for excellence in the dramatic arts at the 2017 UK Theatre Awards. The playwright, whose most...
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