Bruntwood Prize for Playwrighting 2017 – Shorlist Announced

26th October 2017

Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2017 Shortlist   Top left to bottom right: Alan McKendrick, Archie Maddox, Daniel Foxsmith, Joshua Val Martin, Kevin Doyle, Laurie Nunn, Rebecca Callard, Sharon Clark, Tim Foley and Timothy X Atack. Photographer: The Other Richards. Bruntwood Prize Awards Ceremony: 13 November 2017 I have to declare that as a member and season ticket holder at the Royal Exchange Theatre, I look forward to the Bruntwood Prize…

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HOME – ‘A Revolution Betrayed’ New Autumn Season Marks the Centenary of Russian Revolution

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31st July 2017

HOME – Major Autumn Season Marks Centenary of Russian Revolution     Manchester’s HOME has announced a major Autumn season A Revolution Betrayed?, inspired by the centenary of the Russian Revolution. From a short-lived surge of post-revolutionary optimism came tremendous intentions to change the world, an explosion of new aesthetics and a passion for artistic experimentation. A Revolution Betrayed? delves into the history, memory and powerful legacy of the Revolution –…

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Bruntwood Prize – Are You Up for the Challenge?

26th February 2017

      Playwright? -Are You Up for the Bruntwood Challenge? As a regular visitor to Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, I’ve seen quiet a lot of the output from the Bruntwood Prize over the years. Re-invented after the June 1996 Manchester bombing in a theatre in the round design, The Royal Exchange has hosted some of the best known actors and plays, and provided a platform for not only recognised playwrights, but for new and emerging…

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