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The National Theatre has responded to an open letter signed by more than 200 writers condemning the omission of any female playwrights in a...

The National Theatre has come under fire from industry figures after announcing a programme of work made up entirely by male playwrights. All six plays...

The playwright Michael Ross, whose latest work, The Shy Manifesto, recently finished a five-week UK tour, has died of cancer, aged 40. A graduate of...

With two shows at Vault Festival in London this year, writer Madeline Gould tells Giverny Masso about her passion for rural touring and creating...

The longest-running play in West End history is written by a woman. The Mousetrap’s late writer Agatha Christie also has a second play, Witness...

Leah Nanako Winkler knew she wanted to be a writer when she was about seven. The playwright had been underestimated in her Japanese school...

Arts organisation Nouveau Riche has announced a new development programme for emerging writers, directors and producers. The Brand Nouveau Initiative is a five-month attachment scheme...

A prolific writer, Janet Paisley was an accomplished poet, novelist and playwright who won the Peggy Ramsay award in 1996 for her play Refuge....

With a series of well-received plays behind her, writer Moira Buffini deserves a heavyweight reputation but, as she tells Matt Trueman, she has long...
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