Events

IdeasTap Spa Hangout for writers at the Tricycle Theatre (last minute opportunity!)

Takeover Hangouts – Writers with: Marcelo Dos Santos, Shamser Sinha, John Hollingworth Friday 27 March 2015, 6-7pm A panel of playwrights discuss how their work is affected by the world around them and offer tips on ways to negotiate the industry. Join in person or online. Playwrights on the panel include: Marcelo Dos Santos (Lionboy), Shamser Sinha …

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IdeasTap Workshop on creating drama for radio

Adapting Annie’s Plays For Audio 16 April 2015 from 11:00am to 4:00pm Open your ears to the secrets of audio production. Enter the world of audio drama, where you can be transported from outer space to inner London in an instant. Annie’s Plays offer a perfect starting point for audio exploration. “We’re looking for people who are …

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IdeasTap Inspires Event: The Pros and Cons of Playwriting Residencies

The Pros and Cons of Playwriting Residencies 24 February 2015, 11am-12.30pm IdeasTap, The Woolyard, 52 Bermondsey St. Papatango Artistic Director George Turvey and Resident Playwright Samantha Potter discuss the point of residencies at companies or venues for playwrights. Papatango Theatre Company was founded in 2007 to find the best and brightest new talent in the UK …

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Free New Writing Platform with Caroline Jester at Central Saint Martins

Can Playwrights Cross Borders Others Can’t? (New Writing Platform) Tuesday 09 Dec 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00 This event will be run by dramaturg and writer Caroline Jester, who has developed international playwriting projects in Germany, Poland, Croatia, Italy and the US including Europa (Methuen) and has been Literary Manager and Dramaturg at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. …

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IdeasTap workshop – how to produce an evening of short plays

Head to IdeasTap HQ to meet Ugly Sister Productions (As of 2015 to be known as The Story Project), a new writing theatre company headed up by Esther Jane Shepherd and Julia McShane. They are responsible for The Story Project – a large project where they collaborate with writers, directors, and actors to make ten brand new …

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Vertical Lines holding a writer response night

Writers are invited to go to a performance of ‘Fear in a Handful of Dust’ at COG Arts at 3pm on December 7th on a pay what you can  basis. You then write your response and submit it to scripts@verticallinetheatre.co.uk Selected scripts will be performed on 16 December 2014 at COG Arts at 8pm. Book …

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BBC Writersroom Workshop at Into Film Festival (age 15-19)

BBC Writersoom’s Abigail Gonda will give an insight into what the BBC look out for in scripts, an overview of how the BBC can support emerging artists and take questions about pathways to becoming a scriptwriter. The event is part of the Into Film Festival, a free education event for 5 – 19 year olds. The …

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IdeasTap Spa hosting free ‘Ask the Agent’ webinar (film, stage & TV)

This is the second in a series of ‘Ask the Agent’ webinars, hosted by Will Davies (IdeasTap Director of Programming), intended to give creatives (professional and beginner) the latest insight into the industry and advice and support onhow to improve your chances of finding work.  Whether you’re a professional or beginner writer for theatre, TV …

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