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Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Female writers are considered “inherently more risky” by commissioners and are pigeonholed into focusing on women's stories, the Writers’ Guild has claimed. WGGB assistant general...

The National Theatre has come under fire from industry figures after announcing a programme of work made up entirely by male playwrights. All six plays...

Winners of the Olwen Wymark awards 2019, which recognise theatre figures for their support of new writing, have been announced. Artist and producer Alia Alzougbi is...

Call the Midwife writer Heidi Thomas has claimed “equality at home” is as important as industry support for creatives with caring duties, revealing her...

Everybody's Talking About Jamie has won the inaugural musical theatre book writing category at the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2019. The new category...

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will compete with Miss Littlewood and Pieces of String for the first ever musical theatre book writing prize at the...

A month-long season celebrating TV dramas written by women will take place at the BFI in London Drama She Wrote: Pioneering Female Writers of the...

Equity is redoubling its efforts to address mental health in the performing arts, by teaming up with other unions and encouraging employers to bring...

Just 14% of primetime TV dramas are written by women, a new report has found. It also reveals that less than a third - 28%...
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