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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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Press release for world’s first multimedia theatre discovery platform

COMBATTING COVID-19 WITH CULTURE: WORLD’S FIRST MULTIMEDIA THEATRE DISCOVERY PLATFORM LAUNCHED. Thespie showcases over 1000 theatre shows & resources from across the globe: filmed performances, livestreams, podcasts, artist talks, educational resources and more Headline Details: Thespie brings together world-class arts offerings across video & streaming, audio, ebooks, and educational resources for children and adults. Launched …

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Red Planet Prize goes digital for next phase of the writing competition

UK independent production company Red Planet Pictures and ITV, are due to hold the next phase of their bi-annual writing competition as digital masterclasses this year. Leading the online sessions will be prolific writer and Red Planet Pictures CEO Tony Jordan, ITV Drama Commissioner Chloe Tucker, Red Planet Pictures’ Joint Managing Director Belinda Campbell, Red Planet Pictures’ Creative …

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London Playwrights 2020: Selected Writers Announced!

Earlier this year, we invited all those who took part in WrAP2020 (our January playwriting challenge), to apply for our brand new writer development programme –  London Playwrights 2020.  Selected writers are offered a year of development, including masterclasses and dramaturgical support, culminating in a rehearsed reading in London. We were overwhelmed with the quality …

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Play Club 2020 – Play #1 – Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee Jones

To kick off #PlayClub2020 we’re super excited to be getting stuck into… Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine-Lee Jones Jasmine Lee-Jones’s Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner is an incredibly inventive and exciting piece of new writing; blending real-life and online personas to explore the frustration of white women profiting off of black culture and …

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2020 Workshops from LPW

We’re thrilled to announce our latest set of workshops coming up this year. These workshops are open to all, although as always, London Playwrights’ Workshop members pay 20% less (find more about signing up here).    An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing (with Emily Garside) 6 June 2020 10am-1pm This half day will explore the …

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The LPW Guide to Formatting your Stage Play – Live Now!

You asked, we listened. We’ve had lots of questions lately about how to format a stage play. So, we thought we’d come up with a useful, downloadable guide. Packed with all you need to know about formatting, plus some handy hints and tips, this guide is perfect for both beginners and more experienced writers who …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop: Coming up in 2020!

With January nearly coming to an end (did someone say payday?!), we thought it was time we gave you a sneak peek into what we’ve got coming up at London Playwrights’ Workshop in 2020. 2019 was a fantastic year for us, from producing a podcast with the Bush Theatre, to meeting brilliant new writers through …

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