Resources

Online workshop on comedy for television, radio and theatre (£57.60)

An Online Workshop (1 hour a day for 5 days) for those interested in writing Comedy for Television, Radio and Theatre. Have you always wanted to write Comedy? Do you have an idea for a Sitcom but don’t know where to start? Have you started a Sitcom script but don’t know how to finish it? …

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Podcast with Winsome Pinnock and the reasons why her play Leave Taking continues to be revived

‘Until these issues of systemic racism are properly dealt with then the play will remain relevant.’ Writer and academic Winsome Pinnock on the reasons why her play Leave Taking continues to be revived and touch people more than thirty years after its premiere. This clip is taken from an interview Nick Herns Playgroup recorded with …

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Stage Door Live – episode 8 on access and inclusion

Stage Door Live: Episode 8 #AccessAndInclusion Stage Door Live is a live webcast from TheatreMaker.ie made by theatre makers in Ireland for theatremakers and fellow lovers of live performance. Each week, Host Amy Kid delivers the news in Irish Theatre, Ireland’s top theatremakers discus the hottest topics in theatre, and guests discuss theatre. Stage Door Live …

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Sharp Scratches looking for monologues from BAME writers

In light of George Floyd’s recent killing in Minneapolis, and the ongoing universal racial inequality, Sharp Scratches wanted to shine a light during these dark times – with work from new BAME writers. Written a Monologue that you’d love to see performed by an actor? Or perhaps want to perform it yourself? Send it in …

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Q&A with Roy Alexander Weise on Thursday 28th May 2020

Joining in for a Q&A on Thursday 28th May 2020 at The Breakfast Club with Joint Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise MBE. Roy Alexander Weise is the 19th annual winner of the James Menzies-Kitchin Award and directed his critically acclaimed, sell out production of THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall at …

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5 scholarships available to study an MA in writing for T.V.

Are you interested in a career writing fiction for the television industry? There are five scholarships available to study a Masters for FREE at Glasgow Caledonian University including one for a Gaelic speaker. These scholarships are supported by industry partners including: Warner Bros BBC Scotland MG Alba (open to Gaelic speaking candidates) Larkhall Films David McLennan Find …

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Chalk Musical Theatre Dramaturgy is a new script-reading service for musicals

Chalk Musical Theatre Dramaturgy is a new script-reading service for musicals. They want to make sure services are open and accessible to everyone, so they are accepting submissions from writers of all levels for pay-what-you-can feedback on new projects. Please take a look at their website for more information: https://www.chalkdramaturgy.com/ Deadline: ongoing Source: Direct Contact

The Goats Theatre Company presents new short plays and poems in their podcast

The Goats Theatre Company presents podcast Play The Goat : Podcast Edition featuring new short plays and poems. Their latest play, Retha’s First March by Rex McGregor sees a young teacher, Retha, experiencing her first Black Lives Matter protest, and she is galvanized to take further action against racism. But how can she do the …

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Every week Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival showcasing a film of performance

Every week, for one week only, Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival are showcasing a film of a theatre show from a previous SMHAF, with brand new programme notes. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, from 18-24 May they are delighted to bring you Electrolyte by Wildcard Theatre, winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award in …

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