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York Theatre Royal has announced an open-call commission for a playwright to pen a new work for its youth theatre. The venue is searching for...

Writer Anthony Horowitz has questioned why theatre critics are given free tickets to review shows. As reported in the Times, Horowitz said: “As a board...

Lolita Chakrabarti and Monica Dolan are among judges for a new monologue writing competition. Heretic Voices is inviting submissions for dramatic writing in monologue form,...

Stewart Pringle has won the 2017 Papatango New Writing Prize for his play Trestle. In celebration of the company's 10th anniversary, Papatango has also launched...

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...
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