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.
Second Takeover writer-in-residence announcedTeessider Elijah Young is the Customs House Takeover Festival writer-in-residence for 2019.
Three busy folk buzz into HiveStefanie Moore, Simon Widdop and Sian Davies are creating a buzz in The Hive for July 2019.
Toast is CAMEO winner 2019The winner of this year's award for book to stage adaptation in the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards is Toast, adapted by Henry Filloux-Bennett from Nigel Slater's autobiography.
Writing Competition for Off the Block #8Entries are invited for annual new writing competition, Find a Reading Writer.
New play is taken inn hand!After Scratch Nights in Salford and Manchester, the full play Talk To Yourself has two script in hand performances at the Eagle Inn and the The Kings Arms, Salford.
Top writer encourages young theatre makersPlaywright James Graham spoke to the young people at the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster about his background and career.
Opportunity for a NE writer under 25The Customs House in South Shields is offering an opportunity to a NE-based playwright under the age of 25
WGGB Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Awards 2019Playwrights get to thank those who encouraged their new work through these awards, given to those who have provided practical and professional support.
Bruntwood play prize up for grabs againThe Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, the richest of its kind in Europe, is again open for entries from anyone aged 16+.
Traverse Theatre Company in association with Lyric Theatre, Belfast