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Nov 15, 2022

Since 2005, Manchester-based property company Bruntwood has worked with the Royal Exchange Theatre to present the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.

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.

The...


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:


Jul 23, 2016

BTG London editor Philip Fisher talks to writer Nell Dunn in her Fulham home.

Nell Dunn first became a published writer with Up the Junction, a collection of short stories, in 1963, then went on to become a successful novelist (Poor Cow, 1967) and playwright (Steaming, 1981). She co-wrote a screen adaptation of Poor Cow...


Dec 4, 2013

The winners of the £16,000 first prize and three judges prizes of £8,000 in the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting were announced at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester on 22 November 2013.

We present some highlights of the ceremony itself, followed by a chat with winning playwright Anna Jordan and three members of...