London theatre news

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'Pitch Your Play' - West End Showcase

9 August 2018

Young playwriting scheme 'Pitch Your Play' will champion writers from "All Corners of the UK" in a West End Showcase - with free tickets to staged readings at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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London Student Drama Festival 2018

31 January 2018

For its 6th year, the London Student Drama Festival will be at the West End's Duchess Theatre for the finals of its new writing competition and at The Bunker for the debut of 'Play in a Day'.

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Sprint 2018

20 January 2018

London's festival of brand new performance for the theatrically adventurous returns for its 21st year at Camden People's Theatre from 5 to 24 March 2018.

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The Female Gaze & Other Stories: Collection 2017

27 November 2017

Rich Creative returns to The Cockpit to showcase four exciting new writing talents whose work has been picked to be further developed from their sell-out feminist scratch night, The Female Gaze & Other Stories.

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Emerge 2

24 April 2017

A platform that gives four emerging writers, directors and a company of actors the opportunity to collaborate/showcase their work and gain feedback from an industry panel. At the Tristan Bates Theatre on 10 July 2017.

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Adam Morley Sponsor A Playwright Bursary

21 April 2017

From initial submissions of nearly 100 plays, the shortlist for the inaugural Adam Morley Sponsor a Playwright Bursary will be announced in September 2017.

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N16 Presents

10 April 2017

A showcase of new writing, with writers sourced and developed by playwrights Sarah Milton and Ffion Jones, and Artistic Director Scott Ellis. At Theatre N16 on 24 April 2017.

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Young Harts Writing Festival

21 March 2017

An inter-borough new writing festival, which merges the gap between emerging young artists and professional artists, brings a series of ten new short plays to the Lyric Hammersmith on 7-8 April 2017.

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Herstory: Feminist Theatre Festival

31 January 2017

Following the success of its first two editions, Herstory Festival is back at Theatre N16 on 17 and 18 February 2017.

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Sprint 2017

25 January 2017

Flagship annual festival of adventurous new performance from Camden People's Theatre runs from 7 to 26 March 2017.

28 Plays Later 2017

11 January 2017

Back for its third incarnation, The Space's month-long playwriting challenge is due to commence on 1 February for the duration of the month - you have to write a play every day for 28 days!

New Songs 4 New Shows

14 November 2016

An opportunity to see star performances of songs from four new musicals, in this one off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre on Monday 28 November, produced by musical theatre company The Stable.


9 November 2016

SLAM King's Cross launches Scratch-22, a BRAND NEW event for new writing with a fantastic line-up ... and a twist! YOU can get involved by dictating what the actors devise for your entertainment after the interval - November 18, 2016

The Platform - Anniversary Edition

8 October 2016

Part of the Clapham Fringe 2016, The Bread & Roses Theatre is celebrating its 2nd year anniversary with a special edition of their in-house new writing night - from 1 to 3 November 2016.

Cuckoo Bang's Catch-up

7 October 2016

New writing theatre company Cuckoo Bang invite you to their new, relaxed and informal monthly networking sessions for emerging artists - next upcoming date: Monday 10 October 2016.

The Collective Project

29 September 2016

Vibrant 2016 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights

26 September 2016

Call for Submissions - The One Festival 2017

26 September 2016

Little Pieces Of Gold

23 September 2016


23 September 2016

INK Festival 2017

19 September 2016

The Masters - British Theatre Challenge 2016

19 September 2016

Blackshaw's New Writing Night

17 September 2016

From Page to Stage 2016

9 September 2016

The Platform

31 May 2016

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