Course Information: Writing for Theatre

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Practise writing scenes. Develop language, tone and pace, as you explore relationship and dialogue.

When and Where


From 22 Apr 2020 to 20 May 2020
Wed 10:00-12:30
for 5 weeks

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22 Apr 2020
10:00 to 12:30
29 Apr 2020
10:00 to 12:30
06 May 2020
10:00 to 12:30
13 May 2020
10:00 to 12:30
20 May 2020
10:00 to 12:30


Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Sam Forrest


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £81 , the concession rate is £51. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

What can students expect?

Exercises will prompt ideas for situations and relationships and explore how to purvey these through dialogue. We will look at ways to develop realistic speak and powerful exchanges, and take inspiration from established playwrights. As the oral aspect is an important element in writing for theatre, you will be invited to hear your work through group readings. You may also like to submit work, you will receive feedback, listen to othersí writing, participate in some paired work and group discussion, and share in a fun and supportive group.

Late starters allowed?

Yes, up to the second week.

Previous experience required?


What is the progression route?

All other writing courses.

Are there any extra costs?


Work set between sessions?


What should students bring?

notepad and pen.

Teaching method/style?

Very approachable tutor, set exercises, learning from each otherís work, also written feedback on homework and some exercises done in class.