2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Winner Wish List is a sell-out success in Manchester and London

On the back of a hugely successful run at the Royal Exchange Theatre, receiving acclaim from local and national press, The 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting winner WISH LIST (Katherine Soper’s first play) opened at the Royal Court Theatre to further acclaim.

‘People don’t have moments in their lives where they can pinpoint that’s where everything changed but weirdly enough for the Bruntwood was one of those moments for me. Its given me more confidence. It has changed my life, undoubtedly.’

Katherine Soper, Wish List

The Guardian

The Stage

★ ★ ★ ★
‘Soper’s play is a beautifully compassionate, tender and at times gently humorous piece of work.’
The Independent

★ ★ ★ ★
‘A sad, beautiful drama about austerity Britain.’
Time Out


’a play that demands to be seen’
The Reviews Hub

The Skinny

’a damning indictment of the Tory austerity measures which target society’s most vulnerable’
The Morning Star

Northern Soul

‘A quietly sympathetic vision of a difficult relationship and a politically charged piece about the insecurity of the modern workplace.’
Evening Standard


The 2017 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting is open for entries now, closing 5 June.

Published on:
24 Jan 2017


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