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Nick Hern books- 25% discount on Bruntwood Prize winners

Our partnership with Nick Hern Books, who have published many of the winning plays, enable the prize winning plays to have a far wider reach. To…


Introducing our international partners

At the heart of the Bruntwood Prize is collaboration and partnership – to support playwrights, to encourage people to tell stories, to see work on…


The Bruntwood Prize and The Royal Exchange

Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre Company transforms the way people see theatre, each other and the world around them. Our historic building, once the world’s biggest…


A provocation- Tori Sampson

I was preparing for a performance of a play I wrote about the brutality catapulted towards blackness. Of course I was anxious. Every time members…


What are the stories we should tell on our stage- Jo Clifford

21st July. My Gospel According To Jesus Queen of Heaven is being performed at a Festival in Garanhuns, in north Brazil.   The theme of…


What are the stories we should tell on our stages?- Sophie Woolley

The stories we should tell on our stages are the ones that we tell ourselves not to write.   Why do we stop ourselves from…


What is your responsibility as a theatre-maker to the work and theatre-makers that have come before you?- Kevin Loring 

Our work as artists should be to subvert and transform the previous generation’s assumptions, to question their approaches and attitudes, and to challenge their authority…


What is your responsibility as a writer to the work and writers that have come before you?- Daniel York Loh

A couple of years ago I attended an Artistic Directors of the Future (ADF) event at the Young Vic where Madani Younis was the keynote…