new writing

Popelei Seed Commission 2020: WOMEN IN LOCKDOWN “There is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” – Virginia Woolf This is not the first time in history that women have been isolated…

Fiji – A Cannibalistic Romantic Comedy Nick and Sam have a date this weekend and if things go well it will be the first and last time they will ever see each other. You see Nick wants to eat Sam……

Mid Life, a new show about the menopause presented by Diverse City, is at Bristol Old Vic Feb 12-15 and March 4-8.

This opera theatre project is built around the iconic Greek mythological figure of Sisyphus, as seen through the eyes of the French philosopher and Nobel-awarded author Albert Camus.

Imagine you spent your whole life believing everyone was pretending and that everyone wore a mask. Imagine you are the swan who instead of finding your place in the world, built a duck-mask and learnt to waddle instead. Imagine you…

One hundred years after the birth of the imagist poet Hilda Doolittle’s daughter Perdita, Beatrice Vincent’s new monologue pays tribute to an unjustly forgotten talent. Before I am Lost celebrates queer female creativity and the bond between mother and daughter.

A dark comedy about a group of people who seek therapy through writing. Come and join the WIT attendees for a bit of….well, you decide what they’re getting out of their therapeutic writing sessions.

I am a director from Bristol and the Director of FullRogue Theatre. In 2018 I received a Bristol Old Vic Ferment Leverhulme Arts Scholarship. I work extensively with Bristol Old Vic’s Engagement department and was awarded the Henry Augustine Forse…

A darkly humorous new play set in a post-apocalyptic world of shared trauma and furless badgers, Everyone is Dead won Theatre West’s ‘Write On Women’ competition earlier this year

The Merlin Theatre Frome are accepting submissions for our third original playwriting competition.

Insane Root Theatre Presents  RUMPELSTILTSKIN at THE NEW ROOM by Matt Grinter Arriving just in time for Halloween is a spine-tingling take on this ancient folk tale of greed, imagination and the terrible choices we have to make. Told by…

It’s Halloween. There will be weird. Soul Cake Theatre bring you four tasty tales of love and revenge laced with dark humour and unpleasantness.

Timely new tragi-comic drama from Startled Cat! Theatre set along a fictional hard border that explores the absurd logic of xenophobic paranoia with a wicked sense of humour to boot…

Theatre West, the South West’s favourite new writing company, is casting its autumn tour of Everyone is Dead, a new play by Charlotte Turner-McMullan which won Theatre West’s ‘Write On Women’ competition earlier this year.

History is written by the victors. But what about the people whose blood those victories were won with?

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs follows two men caught off guard by an audience. With nothing prepared the two plebs fool around until deciding to perform a loose version of Stoppard’s ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’. The only problem is…

“You think you see me, don’t you; but you don’t, not really”. “Hilarious and revelatory in turn, with razor sharp writing and electrifying acting. Highly recommended.” – Michael Beakhouse.”

Theatr Iolo are looking for Communications and Engagement Manager to be responsible for devising and implementing all marketing, audience development and engagement strategies and campaigns for all aspects of the company’s work, to deepen engagement and diversify our audience.

Meadow is throwing a party to celebrate her new life now Terry is gone. Please come! Expect a rip-roaring soiree of games, dancing, more games and one TOP SECRET present! So leave your morals at the door and your kids…

Local theatre-maker Jaleelah Galbraith brings her two one-act comedies to the Alma. Jayde is Bristolian, sarcastic, single and obsessed with Jane Austen! Join her as she talks all things literary; love and dating, Beyonce, Bridget Jones and Colin Firth. Jal…