We’ve played a unique and award-winning role in the development of new writing in Britain for more than 40 years.

Our courses are designed to help participants create a new full length play / piece of theatre. Each year, from October through to June, we meet once a month, on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings and Saturdays. Taking our writers through a three draft process, our sessions offer support, motivation and guidance from our course leaders and members of our Artistic Team.

At the end of the nine month course we invite all Writers’ Lab participants to submit to our prestigious Tony Craze Award.


Applications reopen in July 2018


All ages from 16+

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We’ve been at the forefront of artist development for nearly fifty years. Find out more about our artists and associates.

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