Resources

How do you earn a living? We want to hear from you!

As you may know, we’re currently redesigning our website and cooking up some exciting new content! As part of this, we want to feature more of your voices on the site and hopefully, this project will be the first of many chances for us to do exactly that. So, what’s the idea? Well, we’re developing …

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LPW: #WriteHacks coming soon!

As promised, we’ve got some exciting content coming up for our members this year and the of first our new initiatives will be making its’ way to you this March.  #WriteHacks As playwrights, juggling the whole writing thing with every day life is hands down one of our biggest challenges.  Often, by the time we tick …

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Pitlochry Festival Theatre launch Writers room

On Saturday 16 February, Pitlochry Festival Theatre will throw open its doors to writers, as part of their new artistic ambition to engage and deepen the theatre’s connection with writers at all stages of their careers. The WritersRoom has two specially designed spaces at the Theatre. The Tummel Room has been created to offer writers …

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Stagedoor App Podcast (Bridget Minamore and Chris Campbell of the Royal Court’s Literary Office)

Stagedoor App have released a podcast of an interview between  Bridget Minamore and Chris Campbell of the Royal Court’s Literary Office. Bridget and Chris chat through the particulars of how writers get their work commissioned by the Court, what they’re looking for, how the department develops relationships with writers – and in particular how the …

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LPW – new members content for Spring/ Summer!

We’re thrilled to announce some exciting new content coming up for our members this Spring & Summer… The Re-drafting Toolkit Following on from the success of #WrAP2018, where a whopping 150 of you signed up to write a play in January, we figured it was high time to give you some killer resources to get …

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WGGB launches FREE Musical Theatre Kit

The WGGB has launched a free resource on musical theatre. The Musical Theatre Kit covers creation, development and production and signposts the places where detailed information can be found about each aspect of the process. The Kit explores how musical theatre is a collaborative art-form. It recognises that the material is created by a combination of …

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Read original drafts of trailblazing playwrights published free online by British Library

The British Library’s Discovering Literature website will launch in March 2017, providing a chance to read the original drafts of trailblazing playwrights for free online – and perhaps get inspired. Manuscripts from JB Priestley, Joan Littlewood and Shelagh Delaney will be published free of charge on the British Library website Discovering Literature site from March 2017 – alongside more …

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