Kimberley Andrews

The Progress Theatre launches two projects for aspiring playwrights

The Progress Theatre will be launching two projects for new writers this autumn. Reading Playwrightsis a set of workshops for new playwrights and Scratch Reading is an opportunity for playwrights to see their work staged. The Progress Theatre is at the Mount, off Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL and already supports new writers with its annual short play competition Writefest and their double-bill of …

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Everyman & Playhouse: The Playwrights’ Programme (Liverpool writers)

Each year, up to eight writers are invited to join The Everyman & Playhouse’s completely free Playwrights’ Programme and work closely with our New Works team to hone their playwriting skills and knowledge. The programme invites writers to explore the fundamentals of playwriting through a series of fortnightly workshops led by the New Works team, visiting …

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National Theatre: How to Develop your Playwriting Autumn 2019

How to Develop your Playwriting Autumn 2019 Tue 17 September – Tue 3 December (not including Tue 22 and 29 Oct), 6.30-8.30pm Clore Learning Centre, £500/£350 A ten-week course led by playwright Chris Bush which will give an insight into approaches to developing your playwriting. Chris is a Sheffield-born playwright, lyricist and theatre-maker. She has been a …

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Event: Clean Break’s Writers: Here. There. Then. Now.

Clean Break’s Writers: Here. There. Then. Now. For forty years Clean Break is proud to have produced ground-breaking plays by some of Britain’s best playwrights. A selection of these progressive, brilliant artists come together to share what they have learnt from working with Clean Break, what the future holds for women playwrights and why complicated, …

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Director’s Cut Theatre: Writer’s Club

The Writer’s Club is an innovative club for writers run in association with the Director’s Cut Theatre.  The club meets fortnightly on Saturdays 11am – 1pm or Monday evenings 6pm – 8pm at Calder Bookshop & Theatre, Waterloo, London. Find out more here. Membership charges apply. Deadline: not applicable  Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group

Chippy Lane Productions Welsh Female Writers Group

In a bid to develop and champion emerging Welsh female playwrights, Chippy Lane Productions’  Artistic Director, Rebecca Jade Hammond runs a Welsh Female Writers Group. These sessions are four hours of fun, friendly, supportive and informative discussion. Writing can be a very isolating and lonely process so it’s good to share your work in a …

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Curatorial Call-Out 2019: John Thaw Initiative 2019 at The Actors Centre 

Curatorial Call-Out 2019: John Thaw Initiative 2019 at The Actors Centre  Are you a writer interested in performing your own work? Or perhaps you are an actor looking for an opportunity to mount your own show? The Actors Centre is currently seeking submissions of work-in-progress pieces that explore the theme of motherhood as part of the fourth and final …

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The Rose Theatre Kingston accepting plays for new writing festival

This September, for the first time, Rose Theatre Kingston is curating a new writing festival. Three plays will be selected for the festival. The writers of the chosen plays will work alongside director Fay Lomas, inaugural winner of the Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship, to workshop and develop their script ahead of a rehearsed reading at the Rose. The …

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