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London Playwrights Social Gathering! Don’t Send Flowers by Emily Garside at the White Bear

Who fancies coming to see a show with us?! LPW’s Emily Garside has a play coming up and we’d love you to join us in supporting her work and getting together for a long awaited social gathering in the bar afterwards! Don’t Send Flowers will be running at the White Bear Theatre Kennington with Forest …

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London Playwrights Festival: December 6th-11th at the Lion & Unicorn!

We’re unbelievably excited to announce our first festival, which is coming to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre this December! The London Playwrights Festival will be a celebration of new writing and will showcase the work of some of the amazing writers we’ve been working with over the last year. As well as play-readings of exciting …

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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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The Story Pilgrim: Free Storytelling Event at the Canal Cafe Theatre

 The story pilgrim (www.thestorypilgrim.com) hosts events that pair scenic walks with storytelling evenings – collecting and sharing stories, connecting people, and caring for our world. Regular storytelling evenings are part of the project and the next evening is July 19th, 7 pm at The Canal Cafe, Little Venice. The evening is free, (£1.50 annual membership to …

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Fifth Word – Submit your Play

This is an opportunity to submit your play to Fifth Word, who work with new and fast rising playwrights, through commissions or open submissions. They were recently appointed associate artists at Oxford Playhouse and welcome unsolicited scripts submissions from the UK or Ireland for consideration for future productions. They want to read stories relevant to …

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Advice from the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain – Writing Competition or Cut Price Commission?

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) recently released a valuable new resource on Writing Competitions. Writing Competition or Cut Price Commission? provides guidelines for entering writing competitions so that writers can ensure they are applying for a genuinely beneficial opportunity rather than a cut-price commission. Of course, a resource such as this is incredibly useful …

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Chalk Dramaturgy: Collaboration Workshop with Marlow & Moss (SIX)

On Thursday June 10 at 6:30pm, Marlow & Moss (the writers of SIX) are leading a workshop on creative collaboration. This two-hour online workshop will focus on fostering a collaborative relationship and how to support and be supported in your writing partnerships. The workshop is £15 or £7.5 for student and low-income writers. You can …

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Rehearsed reading – One Tough Mudder by Stacy Shane (free tickets available)

One Tough Mudder by LPW member Stacy Shane is having a rehearsed reading this May! This is a free event with refreshments being served during the interval.   There are 4 pairs of tickets available on Thursday, May 27th, for a 12:30 PM start.   There are 2 pairs of tickets available on Friday, May …

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Learn with London Playwrights -a new series of resources on theatre & playwriting

Learn with London Playwrights is a series of podcast style lectures, resources, and workshops covering all things theatre related! Want to find out more about your favourite musical? Fancy a discussion on Fleabag? Or want to brush up on Brecht? The Learn with London Playwrights series is for everyone! Maybe your background isn’t in theatre …

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