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Playwrights Revealed in 2023/24 Soho Six, Co-Commissioned With Leading UK Producers

Focusing on the best and brightest in emerging playwrighting talent, Soho Theatre's Soho Six attachment programme develops and nurtures playwrights' artistic practice as they write a new play for Soho's stages.

Winner Announced For 2023 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award

Emerging  playwright Roxy Cook was announced today as the winner of the 2023 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award for her first play A Woman Walks Into a Bank. Roxy accepted the Award from Erica Whyman, Chair of the Award Judging Panel at an event taking place in the shell of the 503Studio at Nine Elms, which will become a world-class centre for debut playwrights.

Finalists Announced For the 2023 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award

Five outstanding new writers from the UK, US and Eastern Europe are the finalists for the 2023 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. Olga Braga, Georgia Bruce, Roxy Cook, Charlotte Cromie, and Nia Akilah Robinson's plays were chosen from 1,466 scripts sent in from 49 countries.

GANGS OF LONDON to Return in AMC+ in November

The critically-acclaimed, award-winning drama became an international sensation in its first season, with its shocking yet artfully-choreographed action scenes and stunt work. Following the premiere, one episode of the eight-part season will debut Thursdays on AMC+, AMC Networks’ premium streaming bundle.

Chris Sonnex Announces First Season as Artistic Director of Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens has announced plans for the inaugural season from Artistic Director and joint CEO, Chris Sonnex.

Almeida Theatre Announces Cast for THE KEY WORKERS CYCLE

The Almeida Theatre has announced the professional cast joining the previously announced eighty strong community company for The Key Workers Cycle, a cycle of nine new plays celebrating the stories of those who keep our daily lives running.

RSC Announces Updates to 2022 Season, Including Disabled Actor Arthur Hughes as Richard III

In the week that the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new season opens in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Company today released further details of its 2022 activity including three new Shakespeare productions that speak directly to our world today, the launch of TikTok Tickets, plus details of how people can participate in 37 Plays: a nationwide search to write the stories of today co-created in partnership with the RSC’s network of 12 regional theatre partners, over 200 Associate Schools and freelance artists who together form the Royal Shakespeare Community.

Theatre503 Announces Cast For MORENO By Pravin Wilkins, Directed By Nancy Medina

Straight from her National Theatre debut, Nancy Medina (Trouble in Mind) directs the following cast: Sebastián Capitán Viveros (Sweat, Donmar Warehouse) as Luis Moreno, Joseph Black (Sessions, Paine's Plough/Soho Theatre) as Ezekiel Williams, Hayden Mclean (ear for eye, Royal Court) as Cre'von Garcon, and Matt Whitchurch (Milk and Gall, Theatre503) as Danny Lombardo.

Photos: First Look at PEGGY FOR YOU at Hampstead Theatre

Tamsin Greig is joined by Josh Finan (The Responder, BBC One; Shook, Papatango Theatre Co - Southwark Playhouse/UK tour), Trevor Fox (My Brilliant Friend, National Theatre; The Jungle, New York/San Francisco/Playhouse Theatre/Young Vic), Danusia Samal (Maryland, Royal Court; The Great, Hula) and Jos Vantyler (King Lear, Old Vic; Love’s Labour’s Lost, Shakespeare's Globe).

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For The World Premiere Of THE FOREST

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Florian Zeller's new play, The Forest. Running from 5 February until 12 March 2022, The Forest is translated by Zeller's long-time collaborator Christopher Hampton, and directed by Jonathan Kent, who re-unites with Zeller after his critically acclaimed production of The Height of the Storm.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For PEGGY FOR YOU at Hampstead Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Hampstead Theatre’s production of Alan Plater’s Peggy For You, directed by Richard Wilson and starring Tamsin Greig in the title role, from 10 December until 29 January 2022.  

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season For Spring 2022

The Almeida Theatre announces a new season for spring 2022! New dates for both “Daddy” by Jeremy O. Harris and The House of Shades by Beth Steel have been announced, following the postponement of their initial runs at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For Alan Plater's PEGGY FOR YOU

Tamsin Greig will be joined in the cast by Josh Finan (The Responder, BBC One; Shook, Papatango Theatre Co - Southwark Playhouse/UK tour), Trevor Fox (My Brilliant Friend, National Theatre; The Jungle, New York/San Francisco/Playhouse Theatre/Young Vic), Danusia Samal (Maryland, Royal Court; The Great, Hula) and Jos Vantyler (King Lear, Old Vic; Love's Labour's Lost, Shakespeare's Globe).

45north Announce Full Casts For MOONCAKE, FOUND and RIME OF THE SECOND SISTER

Mooncake by Nicola T. Chang and Isabella Leung, is available from 22 July, FOUND by Abi Zakarian, is released 5 August, and Rime of the Second Sister by Ava Wong Davies, is released 19 August.

45North Announces Listening Party for Premiere of Audio Play ON THE LINE

45North today announced virtual listening parties for the world première of Dessa’s new audio play On the Line. Attendees will have the opportunity to access the first listen to the new piece, an exclusive Q&A with Dessa and the creative team, and will receive signature cocktail recipes to try out at home.

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season For 2021

Shows will include and breathe..., Hymn, Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Spring Awakening, and The Key Workers Cycle.

45North Announces Second Season of Written On The Waves

With the final audio play of season one, CUNCH, to be released on 20 May, 45North today announces the second season of the audio play series Written on the Waves.

Fin Kennedy To Step Down as Tamasha's Artistic Director

Fin Kennedy, Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company, will step down from his post after seven years of service.

Daniel Ward Announced as the Winner of the 51st George Devine Award

Daniel Ward has been announced as the winner of the 51st George Devine Award for his debut play The Canary and the Crow, picking up a prize of £15,000. The Canary and the Crow is the coming of age story of a working-class black kid accepted to a prestigious grammar school.

Finalists and Panel Announced For 2020 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award

Five outstanding new writers from the UK, Australia and the US are the finalists for the 2020 Theatre503 International Playwriting. Ayad Andrews, Gina Stevensen, Pravin Wilkins, Safaa Benson-Effiom and Zoe Ashford Cooper were chosen from 1,719 scripts sent in from 45 countries.

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