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Free Digital Writing Resources from the Bruntwood Prize

The Bruntwood Prize from the Manchester Royal Exchange is now open for submissions. But it’s about more than the competition! They also want to support people to try writing for the first time, explore their creativity, to not give up when things get tough – to keep going and submit their play for the 6th …

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The Literary Series: Interviews with Literary Managers, Dramaturgs and New Work Associates – Episode 4: Suzanne Bell from the Royal Exchange

What happens when you submit your script to a Literary Department? What does a Literary Manager do? What’s the difference between a New Work Associate and a Dramaturg?  In this brand new video series from London Playwrights, Kimberley Andrews interviews Literary Managers, Dramaturgs and New Work Associates from theatres across the UK to find out …

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WrAP2022: Write A Play with us this January!

Have you heard that WrAP (Write A Play) is back for 2022! Yes, our January playwriting challenge is back with a bang and as promised here are all the details… What’s WrAP? WrAP is our annual playwriting challenge where you aim to write the first draft of a play in the month of January. When …

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The Literary Series: Interviews with Literary Managers, Dramaturgs and New Work Associates – Episode 2: Jackie Crichton from the Royal Lyceum

What happens when you submit your script to a Literary Department? What does a Literary Manager do? What’s the difference between a New Work Associate and a Dramaturg?  In this brand new video series from London Playwrights, Kimberley Andrews interviews Literary Managers, Dramaturgs and New Work Associates from theatres across the UK to find out …

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Join Lemon House Theatre for launch of their online scratch night on 16 November!

Join Lemon House Theatre Company (@lemonhouseTC) on 16 Nov for the launch of their online scratch night ‘Behind Closed Doors’. Featuring rehearsed readings of four short plays, the night will be exploring sex, bodies and intimacy.   Get your free ticket here: https://www.theatredeli.co.uk/Event/behind-closed-doors

New! London Playwrights Monthly Zoom Drop-in for members (no extra cost!)

We're pleased to announce our all new member benefit. To add to the resources, discounts and opportunities we already offer, we'll now be bringing you a monthly drop-in zoom session! In the sessions, we'll be covering challenges emerging writers face, sharing industry tips, and discussing those burning questions you have about playwriting. Members are invited …

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Fizzy Sherbet Podcast: showcasing plays by women writers

  Fizzy Sherbet is currently accepting submissions of short plays by women writers for their fantastic podcast. We caught up with co-founder, Tamara von Werthern, to tell us how the project has evolved from a pre-pandemic live reading event in Hackney to an Arts Council funded podcast…       “Little did I know what …

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