Education

Writing Radio Drama – Online Workshop from Octagon Theatre Bolton

Octagon Theatre Bolton are organising Writing Radio Drama, an online workshop ideal for those of you interested in exploring the wondrous radio drama world, with Becky Prestwich, a regular writer on Holby City and Doctors.  This is an online Zoom workshop, taking place on Tuesday 27th July, between 7-8:30pm. The cost is £7 and is open to …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing- Starting Writing!

Designed as a ‘sequel’ to the introduction to musical theatre (find out more here), but also working as a stand alone, this two hour course breaks down starting to write a musical. Aimed at book writers/lyricists, but also useful for composers, we will look at dramatic structure for musical theatre – both overall and on …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing-Style and Structure

A 2 hour overview of musical theatre style and structure and how to get started! This 2 hour workshop with Emily Garside is aimed at anyone looking to make a start in musical theatre.  The workshop will take a look at the history and structure of the musical as a guide to writing your own …

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LPW Online Workshops: Monologue Writing

Join Sam Essame on this two-hour session on theatre in its simplest form: one person telling another a story. We’ll explore how characters relate to their audience; how they create whole worlds with words alone; how they make us see things through their eyes. Whether you’re interested in structure, character or finding your own voice, …

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LPW Online Workshops: Writing for Audio (4 week introductory course)

Want to write for Audio? No idea where to start? Look no further! This 4-week long course run by our Literary Projects Manager George Bailey is back by popular demand and will give you the tools, techniques and knowledge to craft your own audio work. Through each session, participants will get involved with in depth …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing- Starting Writing!

Designed as a ‘sequel’ to the introduction to musical theatre (find out more here), but also working as a stand alone, this two hour course breaks down starting to write a musical. Aimed at book writers/lyricists, but also useful for composers, we will look at dramatic structure for musical theatre – both overall and on …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing-Style and Structure

A 2 hour overview of musical theatre style and structure and how to get started! This 2 hour workshop with Emily Garside is aimed at anyone looking to make a start in musical theatre.  The workshop will take a look at the history and structure of the musical as a guide to writing your own …

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LPW Online Workshops: Writing for Audio (4 week introductory course)

Want to write for Audio? No idea where to start? Look no further! This brand new 4-week long course run by our Literary Projects Manager George Bailey will give you the tools, techniques and knowledge to craft your own audio work. Through each session, participants will get involved with in depth discussions of the platform, …

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LPW Online Workshops: Focus on the 5 Act Structure

Is structuring a play really as daunting as it’s made out to be? Is the five act structure the enemy of the free-thinking playwright? Should we map out the structure of a play before writing it?  All too often, we see structure as a challenge which stands in our way but what if we could …

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