Brighton based playwriting course for 16 - 25 year olds, New Writing South and Theatre Royal Brighton


If you're 16 - 25 and want to explore the possibilities of writing for performance join this 8 week course facilitated by professional playwright Sara Clifford and run by Theatre Royal Brighton in association with New Writing South.

At the end of the course participants will have their short play read by professional actors in a promenade performance around the historic Theatre Royal Brighton. All writers aged 16 – 25 are welcome to participate in this programme. You don’t need previous experience, just an interest in writing and ambition to write a short play.

Sessions: Selected Saturday mornings 10am -12.30pm from 25 January - 25 April 2020

Final Performance Sunday 3 May 2020

Fee: £120 per participant. A limited number of bursary places are available for those unable to afford the full fee. Please contact for more details

To apply: Go to and complete our online application form which includes a field for you to upload a short extract of your work which has been written for performance.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Friday 10 January 2020

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