Get to know… 4 writers discuss what Create Your Own Stage means to them…

We caught up with Anna Jordan, Kate O’Reilly, Chris Thorpe and Chris Urch to discuss the process of writing and what Create Your Own Stage means to them…

Get to know… Anna Jordan 

Anna Jordan won the 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting with YEN, which received its world premiere at the Royal Exchange Theatre from 18 February – 7 March 2015.

Get to know… Kaite O’Reilly

Kaite O’Reilly is a theatre playwright, and writer of novels and radio plays, which also revolve around disability issues. Read Charlotte Lewis (director on attachment at the Royal Exchange) as she talks about her experience of Graeae’s Playwriting 101 Workshops, led by Kaite here.

Get to know… Chris Thorpe

Chris Thorpe is a Royal Exchange Theatre Associate Artist. His new play Confirmation comes to the Royal Exchange Theatre this May.

Get to know… Chris Urch

Chris Urch was a 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting with THE ROLLING STONE, which receives its world premiere at the Royal Exchange Theatre from 21 April – 1 May 2015.

Published on:
8 Apr 2015

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  1. What a variety of joy from these four playwrights.

    Kaite O’Reilly neatly folded back the haze over our creative process:

    ‘ . . . (T)hese incredible influences that all come together and smash into us in some way, where we go on burning to communicate this.’

    by Judy
    6:35 pm, 9 Apr 2015