FREE LIVESTREAM WORKSHOPS: From the words we write to how we write them with Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

5th May

Workshop Leader – Morgan Lloyd Malcolm 

This event has taken place- an unedited video can be found here

This workshop will explore how we playwrights can positively affect the ecology of a rehearsal room and what that can do for our own writing process. A chance to discuss and explore ways of working that help develop a sustainable practice as writers but also what impact we can have on how theatre is made.


Morgan is a playwright and screenwriter. Morgan was commissioned by The Globe to write Emilia which became a hit show in summer 2018 before transferring to the West End in 2019, winning three Olivier awards. Morgan is adapting three of her plays for film, including Emilia, and is working on a number of TV projects ranging from a book adaptation for Moonage and Gaumont to a comedy drama for Merman Films. She has worked extensively with Clean Break, a feminist theatre company working with women with experience of prison. Her commission Typical Girls, a play set in a women’s prison featuring the music of The Slits, ran at the Sheffield Crucible in Autumn 2021. Her new play Mum also recently ran at Plymouth Theatre Royal and Soho Theatre.

Morgan’s previous plays Belongings and The Wasp were both produced at the Hampstead Theatre and Trafalgar Studios. Belongings was shortlisted for The Charles Wintour Most Promising Playwright Award.

Published on:
26 Apr 2022


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  1. Thank you so much for this. I really needed to hear how other writers struggle with time and expectations. Task no. 3, especially, is on my to-do list. I wish all fellow writers and theatremakers a great evening and a stream of inspiration for days to come.

    by Vesna Vivian Hauschild
    7:28 pm, 5 May 2022