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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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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…


David Eldridge – Telling story as dramatic action archive video

In our first 2019 workshop playwright David Eldridge  discussed how to tell a story as dramatic action, making backstory active and other tips, notes and…


REPOST Phil Porter – Make them Laugh

This workshop took place on 11 April 2017  In his capacity as 2017 Bruntwood Prize judge, writer Phil Porter talks about how to make an…


REPOST- Rachel De-Lahay – Character, Journey & Dialogue

This workshop took place on 23 March, 6pm-8pm 2017  In her workshop, the award-winning writer will look at the function and purpose of character. How…


Repost- Chris Thorpe – Writing Collaboratively, Writing for Performance, Performing your Work

  This workshop took place in April 2017 Playwright and theatre maker Chris Thorpe will explore how to break the rules through non-naturalistic writing, collaborative writing…


Repost- Matthew Xia on Responsibility, Representation and Responding to the world around you

This workshop took place on 16 March 2017  Associate Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre and judge for the 2017 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting….