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For more than two years, we have known that March 29, 2019 was the date set for the UK’s departure from Europe. I have watched with a growing...

Finalists of the biggest playwriting prize for women including Ella Hickson have argued that female writers are still "seriously under-represented" in theatre. Hickson was speaking...

Playwright David Edgar is to teach on a Master's degree in drama writing at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. The course will be led by...

An £8,000 playwriting award has been launched to "further the ambitions" of budding writers working in front-of-house, backstage, administrative and creative roles in theatre. The...

I recall a conversation with a Jewish friend in the late 1970s, when the mini-series Holocaust was shown on British television. She had lost...

Last month, after more than eight years at the Royal Court, Chris Campbell left his job as literary manager to join indie publishers Oberon...

Actor Indigo Griffiths started writing to address the lack of roles for mixed-race performers. She tells Giverny Masso about her first full-length play, Passing,...

Actor, writer and singer Danusia Samal has been announced the winner of the 2018 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. Samal will receive £6,000 and her winning...

Winsome Pinnock has won this year's Alfred Fagon Award for her play Rockets and Blue Lights. The annual award, for the best new play by...
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