Apr 15, 2023
David Wood OBE, described by the late great Times theatre critic Irving Wardle as “the national children’s dramatist”, has written more than 70 plays, including adaptations of books by Judith Kerr, Michelle Magorian, Philippa Pearce and Roald Dahl, as well as original plays of his own.
From 1959 until 2005, David...
Feb 16, 2023
David Greig is a leading Scottish playwright and Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh.
In 2016, he adapted The Suppliant Women, the only fully extant play in a trilogy by Aeschylus, and is now adapting the other two plays in the trilogy, even though only fragments of the originals still exist, the...
Nov 15, 2022
The 2022 ceremony was held at the Royal Exchange on 14 November.
BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to the three of the winners—International Award winner Rochelle Fong,...
Dec 1, 2017
At the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester on 13 November 2017, the winners were announced of the sixth biennial Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.
The winners of three Judges’ Prizes of £8,000 each were announced as Tim Foley for his play Electric Rosary, Laurie Nunn for King Brown and Sharon Clark for Plow.
Sep 13, 2017
Playwright Kevin Fegan talks to BTG editor David Chadderton about his 30-year career as a playwright and, more specifically, about his new plays opening soon: