Online Playwriting Workshop with James McDermott


Tue, 10 May 2022, 19:00 BST

In this interactive playwriting workshop, learn tools and techniques to help you generate dramatic stories, create characters, write dialogue, and structure scripts. There will also be an opportunity to discuss how to start and sustain a career as a scriptwriter.

The workshop will be led by James McDermott whose plays published by Samuel French include ‘Rubber Ring’ (Pleasance Islington/UK Tour; Winner of Pulse Festival’s Suitcase Prize) and ‘Time & Tide’ (Park Theatre; Offie nominated for Best New Play; longlisted for the Bruntwood, Papatango and Verity Bargate Playwriting Prizes). James has written plays for BBC Radio 4 and is one of the writers on ‘EastEnders’. James trained on The Royal Court Writers Group and Soho Theatre’s Writers Lab. He is a visiting lecturer in scriptwriting at Norwich University of the Arts

This writing workshop will run during a two-week R&D period for new play ‘Happy’ by Morven Robinson.

If you have any access needs or questions before the event please email

A zoom link will be sent out on the day of the event.

Online Playwriting Workshop with James McDermott Tickets, Tue 10 May 2022 at 19:00 | Eventbrite

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3 May 2022


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