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LPW Play Club 2020: Lockdown Edition – A Taste of Honey

Announcing a bonus edition of Play Club for 2020! In light of these isolating times, we thought we’d run an extra play club, open to everyone; LPB member or not. We’ve selected a classic text which should be easy to nab a copy of online and we’re inviting everyone and anyone to write a short, …

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LPW Play Club 2020: Submission Window #1 Now Open!

Our first submission window is officially open for #PlayClub2020! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of this year. Plays must be direct responses …

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Play Club 2020 – Play #1 – Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee Jones

To kick off #PlayClub2020 we’re super excited to be getting stuck into… Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine-Lee Jones Jasmine Lee-Jones’s Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner is an incredibly inventive and exciting piece of new writing; blending real-life and online personas to explore the frustration of white women profiting off of black culture and …

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Reviews for Playwrights: Shook by Samuel Bailey

In our latest blog series, our new team member, Joanne Griffiths, will be reviewing new writing productions from the perspective of an emerging writer. She’ll be sharing her insights into how we can learn from seeing the work of other playwrights on stage, and how this might help us develop our own playwriting careers.  First …

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London Playwrights Festive Gift Guide 2019

It’s that time of year again! The nights are long, it’s cold outside and Christmas hits have been blasting out in shopping centres for what already seems like an eternity. With just a few weeks to go, you’re no doubt thinking about Christmas shopping and so as always, we’ve got you covered with our round-up …

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#WrAP is back for 2020! Write a play in January!

Ok, so it may be only October, but with the nights getting longer and the air getting colder, we thought it was high time we announced #WrAP2020. If you thought January was all about broken resolutions and doom and gloom – think again! Here at London Playwrights we use the first month of the year …

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LPW Play Club: Submission Window #4 Now Open!

The fourth and final submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of the year! Plays must be direct responses to …

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Interviewing Playwrights: Jennifer Cerys & Samia Djilli

In the lasted post in our Interviewing Playwrights series, Jennifer Cerys and Samia Djilli sit down to talk about their double bill of plays, Different Sand and Willow. “In theatre it is expected to have more than one hat. It is natural to juggle.” Sitting in Rich Mix, on a Thursday afternoon, I wait for …

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LPW Play Club: Submission Window #3 Now Open!

The third submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of the year! Plays must be direct responses to Fleabag, this can be …

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