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We will use this page to share provocations, tips, tutorials and advice all with the aim of helping you shape and develop your writing practice. Each resource approaches things from their writers own perspective – so take from each one what you like!

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REPOST: Online Workshop with Dawn Walton on Dialogue and Subtext

On Tuesday 28 April 2015 The Bruntwood Prize hosted a livstream online workshop with Dawn Walton on DIALOGUE AND SUBTEXT. This workshop with award-winning director…


REPOST- Live online workshop with Anna Jordan on redrafting

During this public health emergency, the safety and wellbeing of our staff, artists, audiences and families comes first. We are exploring ways in which we…


REPOST- Chris Thorpe on Writing Collaboratively, Writing for Performance and Performing your Work

During this public health emergency, the safety and wellbeing of our staff, artists, audiences and families comes first. We are exploring ways in which we…


REPOST: Charlene James- on process

Playwright Charlene James wrote two provocations for the Bruntwood Prize back in 2017. As CUTTIN’ IT opens for it’s first preview here at the Royal…


REPOST: Dramaturg and agent Mel Kenyon on redrafting

  This workshop took place on 24 May 2017  An agent and dramaturg, Mel develops and works collaboratively with some of the world’s most respected…


Suggested Layout Guidelines

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting has only one requirement in your script layout. Anonymity is at the heart of the reading process, so to protect…


Archive workshop with Patricia Cornelius- Lovely, lovely, sometimes ugly dialogue

Patricia Cornelius- Lovely, lovely, sometimes ugly dialogue-  Hosted live on March 25th with Playwriting Australia    Recommended 14+    Playwriting Australia  Playwriting Australia are the Australian…


REPOST- Joanna Murray-Smith – Life Experience and the Dramatic Journey

Live from Australia with Playwriting Australia- 2017 4 May, 9am,-11am BST   Joanna’s plays have been produced all over the world. In this international live-streamed…