playwriting

London’s Theatre503 will partner with the American Playwriting Foundation to premiere works from finalists of the Relentless Award playwriting prize. The Relentless Festival on June...

London Writers’ Week has announced it will be donating all of its profits to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual celebration of new...

The MA dramatic writing course at Drama Centre London has launched a new online resource for student scriptwriters. Created in partnership with Boundless Theatre company,...

Audiobook giant Audible has launched a $5 million (£3.9 million) drive to commission and produce new audio plays by emerging writers. Playwright Tom Stoppard and...

Playwright DA Nixon has won Out of Joint's inaugural playwriting award. The Writers in Theatre Award was set up earlier this year by the theatre...

Though she is best known for the frequently revived modern classic Our Country’s Good, Timberlake Wertenbaker has written some 30 plays, the latest of which,...

Theatre is failing the Netflix and YouTube generations, according to leading playwrights. During a panel discussion at the London book launch of The Student Guide...

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has negotiated a 2% increase in minimum fees with three of the country’s leading theatres. The National Theatre, London’s...

Out of Joint theatre company has announced the five finalists for its £8,000 playwriting award. More than 200 candidates submitted plays for the inaugural Writers...
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