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Play Club 2020: The Selections

Over the bizarre year that 2020 has been, we’ve been running our annual Play Club project. Writers get a play to read one month, and have to respond with their own inspired 10 page plays the following month. From those, we’ve selected 6 winning pieces which will be showcased in this event; ranging from comedic …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop: NEW Zoom Workshops

After the success of the launch of our Zoom workshops in 2020,  we’re excited to bring you a selection of courses to take you into 2021!  Whilst we’d love to see you in person again soon (and when the time comes when we can run live events and courses again, we’ll be straight in there), …

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Gifts and Gear: Summer Gift Guide for Playwrights

As lock down eases and we are propelled into the outside world again, you might be thinking about getting organised with your writing and treating yourself to some new gear to get you in the mood for a professional and/or creative boost. Or perhaps you’re looking to find a special gift for a writer-friend but …

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Can Digitally Streamed Theatre Compare to Live Performance?

In this new blog series, the LPW team discuss their thoughts on all things writing and performance during the lockdown. In this post, Jack Pepper talks about the current opportunities to watch theatre performances online, and whether these can compare to the real thing… This week the National Theatre are streaming Treasure Island, the third …

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LPW Play Club Lockdown Edition: Submission Window Open

Our submission window is officially open for the lockdown edition of #PlayClub! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to our bonus play: A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of this year. Plays must be direct …

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LPW: Write With Us – Instagram Inspiration

In our latest free resource, our Literary Projects Manager, George Bailey will be posting a series of videos to help keep you inspired and motivated during this time! All you need to do to see the videos is follow us on Instagram  @LondonPlaywrights See you there! (Scan this to find our Instagram feed).

London Playwrights Workshop accepting rolling submissions from members

As promised in our latest update, we’ll be opening up for rolling submissions from our members – if you’re not a member yet, find out more about joining for just £3.63 here! Why? One of our (many!) plans for the year was to use our member meetups to showcase the work of our members – …

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