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The Bruntwood Prize is Back for 2022!

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting launches search for new stories to develop for the stage. Submissions for the 2022 Prize are open until 6th June…


ENTRY FAQ- Can I include music? (short answer- yes!)

The Bruntwood Prize cannot accept full musicals, however if your script demands passages of music then please do indicate this within the script in a…


Other Worlds: Putting Science Fiction On Stage. Longread by Lauren Mooney

One of these performers is not like the others. The rest of the cast are all of a piece, voices sweetly complementary, a sisterhood of…


ENTRY FAQ- What should my script look like?

As the Bruntwood Prize Co-ordinator- I get questions from people interested in the Prize to bruntwood.prize@royalexchange.co.uk. In the run up to the June 6th- 6pm…


ENTRY FAQ- Guide to the submission form

Read over the Bruntwood Prize criteria and guidelines? Checked out the Toolkit resources- and your script is ready to share? Our entry form should take…


ENTRY FAQ- What is the new North West category?

Manchester based winners Andrew Sheridan (WINTERLONG) and Tim Foley (ELECTRIC ROSARY) discuss being based in Manchester and the Royal Exchange to develop their work  …


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 https://youtu.be/e9xcgXFzZTE This workshop will explore…


ELECTRIC ROSARY- by Tim Foley, published by Nick Hern Books

Bruntwood Prize Judges’ Award – 2017 ‘We’re children of God, sister. No hunk of metal could replace any one of us.’ Behind the crumbling walls…


FREE LIVESTREAM WORKSHOPS: When Theatre Works with Ola Animashawun

8th April Workshop Leader – Ola Animashawun  This workshop has taken place. The unedited video is available at https://youtu.be/vFHIG96LioY Writing for the stage. Telling your…