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Festive Gifts for 2022 from London Playwrights!

It’s that time of year again! If you’re looking for a festive gift for a playwright in your life, then we’re here to help. We have a fabulous selection gifts from London Playwrights which start at just £10 – if you want to give a gift that is both thoughtful and useful and support our …

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2022 Winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

Congratulations to Nathan Queeley-Dennis wins overall 2022 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting with his debut play… Birmingham-born actor takes home £16k prize for first play Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz, ‘a joyful galloping hymn to Black friendship and love and tender masculinity’  Read more on the Bruntwood’s Write A Play website

Write A Play in January. WrAP is back for 2023!

It’s that time of year again! Yes, we’re gearing up for our annual January playwriting challenge – WrAP (Write. A. Play)! With daily writing prompts to guide you through every step of the way, you can write a whole first draft in the month of January.  This time, we’ll be ramping things up with weekly …

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If Only My Breath Be Free – ( A Play in Research & Dev – Script in Hand)

In celebration of Black History Month, this new play by Ayanna Serwaa will be shown at Chelsea Theatre on 15th October…This theatre piece, seeks to explore human rights and Justice using a very British Sport Rugby. Acting as a catalyst to explore the remnants of colonial rule and the links between colonialism and civil unrest, …

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London Playwrights – Opportunities and Blog Intern

We’re on the look out for an intern who can help us to source opportunities and maintain our popular blog The Opportunities and Blog Intern will source opportunities and be involved with creating blog posts. This is a great way to gain experience in blogging whilst keeping yourself up to date with the latest opportunities! …

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London Playwrights – Social Media Intern

We’re on the look out for an intern who can help us to support more writers by increasing our social media reach. The Social Media Intern will help us to run our social media channels and develop a new strategy to ensure we’re reaching as many emerging writers as possible. If you’re passionate about new …

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London Playwrights – Literary Intern

We’re on the look out for an intern who can helps support our work whilst gaining some valuable, hands-on experience in a literary organisation. The Literary Intern will provide support for our popular submission window. The role will involve keeping track of scripts, providing administrative support, and communicating with our team of script readers and …

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Interview with the writer and director of EDIE (coming soon to Theatre503!)

EDIE by Emma Dawson will be staged at Theatre503 on 23rd and 24th September. An earlier version of the play, titled MUM, was performed as part of the London Playwrights Festival last year so you can imagine our excitement to hear that the play has been developed further and is returning to the stage! We …

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Play Club (our online book club for plays): X+Y+Z=? by Joanne Griffiths

Play Club is our online book club for plays! Read plays, discuss them with the group and write a ten minute play in response to the text! Play Club – an online book club with a twist! As with last year’s Play Club, we’ll be featuring new writing from 3 incredible writers selected from our …

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