On Friday 15 May from 1pm-2pm Alistair McDowall will be online to answer any questions and offer advice.
As the deadline for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting draws ever closer, we want to bring you the chance to interact with previous winners of the Prize to support you to submit you work!
Please join us!
“The Bruntwood Prize helped me make that transition to a full-time writer. I’m proud to be part of the Prize’s history and hope it continues on for years to come.” Alistair McDowall
Alistair McDowall is a multi-award-winning and critically acclaimed playwright who grew up in the North East of England. His plays include the hugely successful POMONA which will be produced at the Royal Exchange Theatre this autumn (National Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre 2015/Orange Tree Theatre 2014), TALK SHOW (Royal Court, 2013), CAPTAIN AMAZING (Live Theatre, 2013) and BRILLIANT ADVENTURES (Royal Exchange Theatre 2013) – winner of a Judges Award at the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting. Alistair has previously worked with the Royal Court, Royal Exchange, Live Theatre, Paines Plough and the National Theatre Studio. His work has been translated and produced internationally. He lives in Manchester.
“McDowall’s writing relishes its own absurd possibilities, grounding the fantastical in a grim reality with the verve one associates with Philip Ridley” Matt Trueman on BRILLIANT ADVENTURES by Alistair McDowall, winner of a Judges Award at the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting