Writing podcast episodes
Hurry, if you've an itch to Scratch in KeswickTheatre by the Lake in Keswick is launching its first-ever scratch night.
Six new plays in tribute to DelaneySalford Arts Theatre pays tribute to Shelagh Delaney with an evening of new writing.
Write chance in LiverpoolLiverpool’s Royal Court is continuing its search for new scriptwriting talent.
Shed explodes to win £16,000 playwriting prizeThe £16,000 first prize for the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting was awarded to Phoebe Eclair-Powell for her play Shed: Exploded View at a ceremony at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester hosted by Royle Family actor Ralph Little.
Female voices to the fore at Hope MillSix female writers for stage and screen have been commissioned by HER Productions to write six original short plays.
30th Chester Literature FestivalAuthors Armistead Maupin and Michael Morpurgo, poets Imtiaz Dharker, Benjamin Zephaniah and Lemn Sissay and writer and TV presenter Nadiya Hussain top the bill at the Chester Literature Festival.
The Bread & Roses Playwriting Award programmeThis biennial playwriting award offers three writers the opportunity to see their work staged in a professional production. The first of these, Hungerland by Rachel O'Regan, opens this month.
Paines Plough celebrates living life out loud in new seasonLive Out Loud, the inaugural season of Paines Plough artistic directors, Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner, includes four world premières, a tour and co-productions, plus the first Women’s Prize For Playwriting.
Poetic licence in BoltonThere is opportunity for budding poets to submit and showcase their work in Bolton.
Lowry's performing arts opportunitiesLowry’s Artist Development Programme is offering four opportunities for new performing arts work in the North of England.
Playwright Peter Nichols dies at 92British playwright Peter Nichols CBE, whose play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg is revived next week on the West End, has died at the age of 92.
Quiet Man Dave Prize for new writingA donation page has been set up to create a writing prize to honour Manchester-based writer, blogger and critic Dave Murray, aka Quiet Man Dave, who died earlier this year.
Seven up for OutStageUsSeven new scripts from North West writers take centre-stage at The Lowry next month, presenting works that reflect the past, present and future of LGBT+ activism.
Four-day writing workshop in Coventry for young peopleCoventry’s Theatre Absolute is looking for new members aged between 14 and 18 to form its first group dedicated to nurturing the voices of young people in the city.
An opportunity for North East sketch writersSunday for Sammy presents A Sketch for Sammy 2019, an opportunity for budding North East comedy writers.
Musical theatre showcase to be held in NorthamptonBEAM2020, the third industry showcase of new British musical theatre, is to take place outside London for the first time—in Northampton.
Papatango New Writing Prize for Samuel BaileySamuel Bailey's prize winning play about men in a young offenders' institution will tour after premièring at London's Southwark Playhouse in the Autumn.
Antony Sher wins Theatre Book PrizeAt a reception at the Prince of Wales Theatre on June 11, the winner of The Society for Theatre Research annual Theatre Book Prize was announced as Antony Sher for Year of the Mad King, his book about playing King Lear.
Playwrights of tomorrow350 teenaged students participated in the National Theatre New Views playwriting competition. Applications are open for the next prize as this year's winner sees her work produced at The Dorfman Theatre.
Women writers take centre stage at AlphabettiNew writing company Coracle will focus on female artists at Alphabetti this month.
Theatre makers with links to Kent can ROAR in response to Aphra BehnMarlowe Theatre's open call for work from creatives with links to Kent will see participants receive a week of funded research and development, mentoring and other opportunities.
Headmaster goes top of the classA primary school headteacher has scooped a prestigious £10,000 playwriting prize for his comic tale of a disastrous school Ofsted inspection.
Libby's second play—at age 17Libby Hall, winner of several best newcomer awards, has written her second play, at 17.
Applications open for the Kevin Elyot AwardA four-week writer’s residency at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection is open for submissions.
Six in with Hope of play prizeSix writers have been shortlisted for the third Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize.
Theatre Book Prize short list announcedThe Society for Theatre Research has today announced its short list for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2018.
Storytellers wanted for new Coventry projectThe hunt is on for stories from across Coventry, with residents becoming storytellers in a new project called City Voices.
The Famous Four And a Half Go Wild In Thetford Forest
Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich
Traverse Theatre Company in association with Lyric Theatre, Belfast