Events

Drama workshops from Prime Theatre for 9-13s and 14-25s this summer

Prime Theatre have playwrighting and drama workshops for 9-13’s and 14-25’s from 15 June – 28 Aug. These are open to everyone across the UK. Most recently the writing group have been involved in writing for a play with Pitlochry Festival Theatre which is being recorded by professional actors today. Playwrighting sessions are weekly and the perfect …

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Q&A with BAFTA and EMMY winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (11th June)

The BAFTA & Emmy winning Danny Brocklehurst will be joining Actor Awareness to discuss his incredible achievements so far. Danny is a BAFTA and International Emmy winning screenwriter who has written on some of the biggest UK dramas of recent years. Credits include BRASSIC, SHAMELESS, CLOCKING OFF, ORDINARY LIES, THE ACCUSED and many more. Between …

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Chat and Q&A with Luke Barnes on Thursday 28th May @7.30pm

There are still a couple of spaces left for a chat & Q&A with multi-talented Luke Barnes on Thursday 28th May @ 7.30PM. Want some tips on writing? Developing a script? Wanna learn how to go from page to stage? Find out about process? Then come join us! Luke is an award-winning playwright! Recent plays …

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Upcoming Dramatists Guild events for UK based dramatists (free)

Here are all the upcoming Dramatists Guild events for United Kingdom based dramatists. These are all free and open for anyone to attend: 27 May 2020, 7pm BST United Kingdom DG Footlights: Souvenir by Matt Gurr 1 June 2020, 7pm – 8:30pm BST “Hopping Across the Pond” Discussion with Bianca Bagatourian (Southern California) and Rachael …

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Chronic Insanity new production available to stream – Red Room

Chronic Insanity has a new production coming out as part of their 12 shows in 12 months project and they’d love for people to see it. Life_Stream is an immersive play about a group of people waiting for a Red Room, a live stream of a murder on the dark web, to begin. The audience …

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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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Tamasha Theatre Company hosting three-hour online workshop (via Zoom)

Tamasha Theatre Company is hosting a three-hour online workshop (via Zoom) for beginners with the aim to introduce some basic principles of dramatic storytelling, and demystify some key terms. What is the difference between Story, Plot and Narrative? Or between Objective and Motivation? Why is character Action important and how is it built up to generate …

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BBC Writersroom hosting a live Q&A webinar with Neil Forsyth

BBC Writersroom is hosting a live Q&A webinar with Neil Forsyth, writer of Guilt, Eric, Ernie and Me and Bob Servant on Friday 15th May at 12.30pm for one hour. Neil was recently nominated in the Best Writer category at the Royal Television Society Awards 2020 for Guilt. Neil has also previously won a Royal Television Society Award, and has been nominated for a …

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