National Theatre: How to Begin Playwriting course with Andrew Muir (£400/£350 bursaries available)


A ten week course which will give an insight into approaches to beginning playwriting. With focus on techniques, exercises and approaches to writing and opportunities for discussion shared group critiques.

Andrew is a critically acclaimed writer for stage and screen with works including THE SESSION (Mothertongue/Soho Theatre) and GOLD DUST (Deafinitely Theatre/Soho Theatre) and the short film A FAMILY MAN. He was the Literary Associate for Deafinitely Theatre for whom he adapted LOVE’S LABOURS LOST at Shakespeare’s Globe. His short radio play THE PERFECT NON STARTER was broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb in 2014.

How to apply: places available by application form, which can be found here

Course details:

  • 10 week course
  • Fridays 28 April – 14 July, 10.30am-12.30pm
  • £400/£350 (burs available)
  • Location: Clore Learning Centre

Deadline for applications:  Tuesday 25th April, 5pm

Source: direct contact

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