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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...

Playwright Peter Nichols has said that regional arts journalism is “critical” for emerging theatre talent. Nichols was speaking in conversation with director Michael Grandage at...

Playwrights including Kwame Kwei-Armah and Tanika Gupta have claimed that British theatre is "monocultural" and has a "problematic" approach to internationalism. They were speaking at the launch...

As co-founder of the Foco Novo theatre company, Bernard Pomerance helped shape Britain’s alternative theatre movement in the early 1970s, but he will be...

The Fringe First-winning playwright’s works have travelled the world while he was unable to leave his native country. Now he’s performing his latest play...

Graeae Theatre Company is calling for D/deaf or disabled writers from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to apply for its writing programme. This is...

With three shows playing at the EIF it is a busy month for playwright Zinnie Harris. She tells Thom Dibdin about modernising classical female...
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