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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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Member News: Myles and Me by Lekha Desai Morrison to be streamed at The Space

Congratulations to LPW members,  Lekha Desai Morrison whose new play, Myles and Me is being performed on 9th and 10th December at The Space Theatre in London. It will be streamed live on the evening of the 10th. The link to book tickets is https://space.org.uk/event/myles-and-me/. Myles and Me is a one woman humorous show looking at being diagnosed …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop Bookshop Store

Want to find your favourite playwriting books or plays and support independent booksellers? We’ve created our own store front with Bookshop (an online book store which supports independents!). It’s still very much work in progress but we plan to add to it as we go along. Please feel free to add your book recommendations in …

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LPW Member Henry Dawe has ‘Play On Words’ book published

Some good news! LPW member Henry Dawe has just had his first book published, a six-part series of extended comedy sketches called ‘Play on Words’.   To give a taster from the episode called ‘The Grand Tour of the British Isles’: ‘Well, don’t forget my cousin’s a seamstress if that helps. I know she’s busy …

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London Playwrights joins the Lion & Unicorn Theatre as an Associate Company

We have some big news for you! We’re really pleased to announce we’ll be joining the Lion and Unicorn Theatre as an Associate Company. This means we’ll have a physical space to call home – and is a huge step for us in being able to continue the work we do for developing the work …

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#WrAP is back for 2021! Write a play in January!

I think we can all agree that we’re done with 2020, right? With that in mind, we’re really excited to announce that WrAP (or, Write A Play) is back for 2021! For the 4th year running, we’ll be challenging you to write a first draft of a play in January, whilst providing all the prompts …

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Get Your Play On Podcast with LPW’s Kimberley Andrews

Get Your Play on is a podcast for playwrights and theatre makers who want to know more about getting their play produced on the professional stage. In each episode, they talk to the people who decide what gets made: from artistic directors to producers,  programmers, and theatre companies. The podcast is a fantastic resource for writers …

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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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