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Learn with London Playwrights -a new series of resources on theatre & playwriting coming soon!

Learn with London Playwrights is a series of podcast style lectures, resources, and workshops covering all things theatre related! Want to find out more about your favourite musical? Fancy a discussion on Fleabag? Or want to brush up on Brecht? The Learn with London Playwrights series is for everyone! Maybe your background isn’t in theatre …

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Q&A with the creators of TYPE! Bookmark magazine

Small is beautiful and never more so with dinky new writing magazine TYPE! When friends of LPW, George and Sarah Hamilton, told us about their new project, a free ‘bookmark magazine’ which aims to champion bold new writing and illustration, we couldn’t wait to find out more! With the first edition of TYPE! available now, …

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LPW Submission Window: Q&A with our Literary Associate, Emily Glaze

Our submission window is open! This is a really exciting time for London Playwrights as we open our doors for our members to send us their plays! We’re really excited about reading your submissions, getting to know you as writers, and being able to offer feedback and development opportunities.   Our Literary Associate, Emily Glaze …

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Two Flats Theatre: A Blue Something – live streaming from The Space 30 March & 1st April!

One of the few positives to come from the past year is that in the face of adversity so many theatre makers have continued to create amazing theatre, helping to keep us entertained (and giving us hope) throughout lockdown. The new theatre company, Two Flats Theatre, a group artists who are also flat mates, have …

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The Living Record Festival live from 17 January to 22 February!

The Living Record Festival  is now live! Explore a festival of digital media designed specifically for streaming created by over 40 independent artists and theatre companies from across the world. Accessible from your living room at the click of a button, the Living Record Festival is a celebration of ground breaking grassroots digital art happening …

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Play Club 2020: The Selections

You can now watch this event on YouTube. Watch here: https://youtu.be/TFAyrVGjLv8 It’s free to watch but if you like what you see, donations are very welcome and help us to create more events like this!    Over the bizarre year that 2020 has been, we’ve been running our annual Play Club project. Writers get a …

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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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