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Kwame Kwei-Armah has claimed that Britain's political theatre climate is in "great shape" because Brexit and the Me Too movement have "awoken a generation"...

Theatre Uncut has launched the UK’s first major political playwriting prize in partnership with the Young Vic in London. Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre and the Sherman...

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has teamed up with publishing house Josef Weinberger to relaunch a playwriting prize aimed at uncovering productions for larger...

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has set up a playwriting workshop programme in which students will collaborate with experienced theatre practitioners. Writers...

I have been in Australia and New Zealand for the past few weeks, experiencing the major festival season that runs in both countries from...

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...

A new playwriting award has been launched to celebrate work for young audiences. The winning commission will be produced for a UK tour. Children’s touring...

Matthew Campling’s 10th produced play, The Secondary Victim, which recently had a four week run at the Park Theatre, was inspired by his own...

Tom Stoppard has won the 2017 David Cohen Prize for Literature, awarded for lifetime achievement. The prize, now in its 25th year, can be given...
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