Playwright

If You Write A Play About A Muslim Woman People Assume It's About Syria Or Violence Against Women

Ambreen Razia | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Ambreen Razia

all women everywhere So before telling stories about 'Jihadi brides' I wanted to present a raw tale of a girl simply searching for her own identity. A teenager who is seeking what every young person seeks at that age, love and affirmation.

'Cancel The Sunshine' - How Writing Became a Coping Method for My Anxiety and Depression

Chantelle Dusette | Posted 05.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Chantelle Dusette

Depression bubbling under the surface, or hovering above, never seen by any, only felt by me. I was used to it. Familiar. At times I would think, "I need to sort this out" and alcohol would come along, "remember our agreement? I can take care of this for you." And it did.

Ten Years of the Bruntwood Prize

Suzanne Bell | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Suzanne Bell

On 17th November 2015, we will gather at the Royal Exchange to present the four awards from a total prize fund of £40,000. These four plays will then be developed and supported by the Royal Exchange Theatre and we hope to see productions of the winning plays in our theatres and beyond in the near future.

I Don't Have a Cause

Paul Hewitt | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK
Paul Hewitt

I don't have a cause and it feels slightly problematic. By cause, I mean a thing that happens, exists or acts in such a way that something specific happens as a result. I am not a producer of an effect and further to this I'm not apart of a community.

This Is Jack Thorne

Jason Holmes | Posted 29.01.2013 | Home
Jason Holmes

A perfectionist, Jack forever perceives imperfections in past work. 'I wish there was a button I could push to right the wrongs, but I don't consciously try to steer myself away from imperfections in my writing. I just write.'

Third Of School Children 'Haven't Heard Of Shakespeare'

PA | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Almost a third of schoolchildren under 13 do not know who William Shakespeare is, a survey has found. Hundreds of pupils from across the country to...