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London Playwrights 2020: Selected Writers Announced!

Earlier this year, we invited all those who took part in WrAP2020 (our January playwriting challenge), to apply for our brand new writer development programme –  London Playwrights 2020.  Selected writers are offered a year of development, including masterclasses and dramaturgical support, culminating in a rehearsed reading in London. We were overwhelmed with the quality …

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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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2020 Workshops from LPW

We’re thrilled to announce our latest set of workshops coming up this year. These workshops are open to all, although as always, London Playwrights’ Workshop members pay 20% less (find more about signing up here).    An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing (with Emily Garside) 6 June 2020 10am-1pm This half day will explore the …

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The LPW Guide to Formatting your Stage Play – Live Now!

You asked, we listened. We’ve had lots of questions lately about how to format a stage play. So, we thought we’d come up with a useful, downloadable guide. Packed with all you need to know about formatting, plus some handy hints and tips, this guide is perfect for both beginners and more experienced writers who …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop: Coming up in 2020!

With January nearly coming to an end (did someone say payday?!), we thought it was time we gave you a sneak peek into what we’ve got coming up at London Playwrights’ Workshop in 2020. 2019 was a fantastic year for us, from producing a podcast with the Bush Theatre, to meeting brilliant new writers through …

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Seasons Greetings from London Playwrights!

It’s that time of year again and all of us at London Playwrights’ Workshop would like to wish you a very happy festive season! We’d also like to thank you for your support over the last year. To all our members, we honestly can’t thank you enough for your continued support and for making it …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop: Writer Development Programme

We recently announced the launch of London Playwrights 2020, the new writer development programme for 2020 and we’re pleased to bring you a bit more information on this exciting new opportunity! 4 playwrights will be selected to develop their plays with us over the course of 2020, culminating in a rehearsed reading in London in …

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Take part in #WrAP2020 for the chance to win a place on our new writer development programme

#WrAP2020 announcement! We promised this year’s #WrAP (write a play) challenge would be better than ever, and now we’re going to tell you why! This year, we’ll be inviting all #WrAP2020 participants to submit their work to us. Up to 4 writers will then be selected to take part in our brand new development programme …

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Don’t Send Flowers by Emily Garside – rehearsed reading invite!

LPW member Emily Garside would like to invite the London Playwrights community to a rehearsed reading of her play ‘Don’t Send Flowers’ at 1.30pm Friday 15th November at the Drayton Arms. Following a successful run in Cardiff, Wolverhampton and Oldham this year, Emily is working with a new team to bring the piece to London in …

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