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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...

The shortlist for the 2017 Verity Bargate playwriting award has been announced. For its 16th year, the competition – run by London’s Soho Theatre –...

I write plays, but I am not a playwright. That is not my title. I am a female playwright. And apparently there’s a difference. So,...

I have wanted to bring Dust – my one-woman show about depression – to life for years. It’s personal. Not autobiographical. I’ve not shied...

Playwright Ann Jellicoe, a prominent female voice in the generation dominated by "angry young men" who transformed British theatre in the late 1950s and...

Cyprus Avenue, David Ireland’s play exploring sectarianism in Northern Ireland, has won the £10,000 James Tait Black Prize for Drama. The play premiered at Dublin’s...
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