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THE ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE AUTUMN/WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT  The Royal Exchange Theatre is at the centre of Manchester, a dynamic global city which demands theatre that…


To everyone who has entered their work for the 2017 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

Congratulations to each and every one of you.  You have completed a script and sent it out into the world to be experienced by other…


Guide to submitting

Now your play is ready to submit to the Bruntwood Prize what’s next? Watch over the embedded video to see the submission process and click…


James Fritz- ‘One of the best decisions I ever made’

Deciding to enter the Bruntwood Prize in 2015 was one of the best decisions I ever made. I wasn’t going to. I’d entered twice before:…


Rehearsal blogs- How My Light is Spent

Kitty my hands have disappeared Pardon? Every Wednesday evening, Jimmy calls Kitty. For precisely nine minutes. At £1.20 a minute. Jimmy is 34, lives with…


Anonymity and your entry

Here’s why you need to make sure any identifying details DO NOT appear anywhere on your submission… On its launch in 2005 the Bruntwood Prize…


We chat with How My Light is Spent writer Alan Harris

It’s taken me a long time to write HOW MY LIGHT IS SPENT. I’m talking years here; it’s has been a mixture of persistence and…


Seeing through the eyes of all your characters: Anna Jordan

I think it’s usual to see the world we create through the eyes of one or two of our characters. Stories tend to have one…