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After Mart Crowley found success with his groundbreaking 1968 play The Boys in the Band, about the lives of gay men in New York,...

Theatre companies Paines Plough and Fiery Angel have teamed up to create a fund aimed at enabling emerging writers to create work for larger...

Playwrights including Inua Ellams, Lucy Prebble, Polly Stenham and James Graham have been made fellows of the Royal Society of Literature as part of...

Every generation has its foremost playwrights, from George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde, to Harley Granville-Barker and Terence Rattigan, John Osborne and Arnold Wesker,...

Belfast's Lyric Theatre has expanded its new playwrights programme to include six writers in the scheme's second year. Launched in 2017 with placements for four...

Peter Hall was once at a party where a woman collared him and said: “What would poor Samuel Beckett’s career have been like if ...

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...
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