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Hope fulfilled for LawrenceThe £10,000 2022 Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize has been awarded to Lawrence Quilty.
Theatre Book Prize short list announcedAnnouncement of the short list for the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2021.
New Original playwriting awardOriginal Theatre Company has launched a new playwriting award for emerging and early career playwrights.
WGGB 'groundbreaking' agreement for digital broadcastsThe Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has agreed principles for digital broadcasts of stage plays by the Royal Court, the RSC and the National Theatre.
Arena Theatre updates artist development programmeThe University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre is to reform a programme which has supported more than 1,000 artists since 2014.
WGGB and HighTide throw lifeline to writersNext month sees fifteen new writing commissions made in wake of pandemic devastation.
Three join writing programmeThe Royal Exchange in Manchester and WarnerMedia have recruited emerging writers afshan d'Souza-lodhi, Stefanie Reynolds and Samuel Rossiter, to their joint programme.
WGGB Olwen Wymark Awards 2022Olwen Wymark Awards in recognition of those who support new writing announces its winners.
Birmingham Rep and Sky host comedy plays festivalBirmingham Rep’s “ground-breaking” collaboration with Sky Studios will come to fruition when audiences will be invited to enjoy the work of the comedy writing stars of the future.
Survey for WGGB Equality WritesScriptwriters are invited to share their experience as ethnically diverse practitioners in Telling Our Stories: A Survey.
Disability centre stage in RSC’s Richard IIIThe Royal Shakespeare Company has unveiled details of three new Shakespeare productions, a partnership with TikTok and a new national playwriting project.
Bruntwood Prize launchSubmissions are now open for the UK's biggest national competition for playwriting: the biennial Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.
NE writer is national playwriting competition finalistA NE playwright is one of eight finalists in The Women’s Prize for Playwriting Competition 2021.
Bush Theatre welcomes script submissionsNew writers of full length plays may submit their scripts to London's Bush Theatre.
Papatango New Writing Prize open for submissionsSubmissions can be made to the 14th Papatango New Writing Prize which supports four shortlisted writers, as well as the main prizewinner.
Liverpool courting new writersLiverpool’s Royal Court Theatre introduced a playwright development programme in 2018 in a bid to find more new writers.
Lyric Hammersmith calls for new scriptsAn open call for scripts by the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre hopes to attract work from local and under-represented UK-based writers.
The Peggy Ramsay / Film4 Award winnersSix emerging British writers receive £10,000 and a year-long theatre placement as winners of The Peggy Ramsay / Film4 Bursary.
Plays by Women in Ireland (1926–1933): Feminist Theatres of Freedom and Resistance
HER Productions, Hannah Ellis Ryan, Alex Keelan, Naomi Albans and Kayleigh Hawkins
Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester