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Free plays available from B!RTH

B!RTH is a unique collaboration between science and theatre. Using a series of provocative plays and dynamic panel discussions, B!RTH aims to raise awareness, change…


Have you been listening to….

Two of our brilliant past winner have new podcasts available for free. Have you been listening to?….. Tim X Atack: Forest 404 Can you feel…


A letter to everyone who has entered the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

We are astonished to have received 2,561 entries to this year’s Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting – our biggest number of submissions ever! Over the last…


FAQ/Captioned videoguide to entry form

The above video shows you the steps of entering the Bruntwood Prize. Please note, you must fill out every aspect of the entry form to…


Chair of the Judges Kwame Kwei-Armah ‘There are some stories that are just for theatre’

Whoever you are, where ever you are, under cover of anonymity- just send it in! Kwame Kwei-Armah is a writer, actor and director whose first…


Confused by the new award categories?

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting has evolved. Now it’s in its 14th year from the shortlist, it is our intention that the Judges will award;…


Royal Exchange Dramaturg Suzanne Bell ‘Be brave, try new things, follow your instincts and just submit!’

JUST SEND IT IN! A number of people have mentioned to me recently (in fact about 8 yesterday alone!) that they are worried about submitting…


Bruntwood Prize Judge and Graeae Artistic Director Jenny Sealey ‘Theatre allows you to just be in an audience of people, sharing something glorious”

  In this longer interview, taken at the January 21st Launch for the Bruntwood Prize, Jenny Sealey gives some advice to writers on creative techniques…