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  • Shahid Iqbal Khan – Royal Court residency

    Graeae and The Royal Court Theatre are delighted to announce that Shahid Iqbal Khan – a graduate from the Graeae Write to Play programme – will begin a year-long attachment programme in January 2022. As well as a co-commission, this programme will embed Shahid into the work of both organisations and give him a platform to explore, interrogate and experiment. Commenting on […]

  • Too Much Talk, Too Little Action: Are the standards by which we Judge writing Accessible?

    As a visually impaired writer, I often get asked how organisations can help me participate, what I need to get into the building, attend the social etc. What I don’t get asked is how my lived experience impacts both what and how I write. For disabled writers to truly flourish, we need to stop assuming […]

  • The Tempest – Swimming for Beginners

      We’ve been working on an international project in collaboration with the British Council and Owlspot Theatre to stage a production of The Tempest: Swimming for Beginners which will be performed at Owlspot Theatre, Tokyo, Japan from 1 – 6 June 2021. Directed by Jenny Sealey, The Tempest is a bold, modern reworking of Shakespeare’s […]