London Playwrights Festival: Ayse Evans on writing Watching a Whale Fall


When the all-female pirate crew aboard The Day of Reckoning is attacked by the British Navy, reality crumbles, and nothing is as it seems. The pirates are haunted by albatrosses, dead men and grieving whales. But how will they survive without a rudder? Why is the navy following them? And what happens when a whale falls?

In this video, Ayse tells us a little more about writing the piece: 

Ayse Evans is a writer, facilitator and actor from the south of England. She honed her writing skills through the Royal Court’s introduction to writing course, as well as with support from Mrs C’s Collective and The National Youth Theatre. Ayse’s work has been performed by The Corona Virus Theatre Club and Yellow Coat Theatre, and her play Squirrels was shortlisted for the Phil Fox Award in Playwrighting 2020.  When not writing, Ayse can be found knitting and watching competitive cookery shows.

Watching  a Whale Fall: Monday 6th December at 7.30pm


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