Guest Post

The Dead Stage by Dan Weatherer: book excerpt and and advice for new playwrights

Staffordshire based author, Dan Weatherer, is set to release a new book, The Dead Stage, detailing his experiences as a playwright and offering advice for writers wanting to break into the theatre industry.  Dan, 39,has been writing stage plays for three years. In that time he has seen a number of pieces performed in the …

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Working class voices: vibrancy, determination and finding inspiration in the ordinary

The lack of working class voices in UK theatre at the moment finally seems to be coming to the forefront of discussion, with theatres such as the Royal Court attempting to address the issue.   In this guest post, playwright Joanne Sherryden reflects on being a working class writer, talks about why we need to …

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