• Write to Play - turning the page on new writing

    Write to Play Year Six

    Graeae are delighted to announce five D/deaf and disabled writers from South West England for the sixth year of Graeae’s Write to Play programme, commencing in January 2019. Writers will work in partnership with Graeae and year six organisations; Bristol Old Vic, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Wiltshire Creative, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Ustinov Studio […]

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    Write to Play South West

    Write to Play is Graeae’s flagship new writing programme devoted to developing the skills and experience of D/deaf and disabled writers nationwide. Since its inception, the programme has developed the careers of 25 playwrights, including Jackie Hagan, whose first play Cosmic Scallies was co-produced by Graeae and the Royal Exchange Manchester in August 2017. We […]

    Applications for Write to Play South West have now closed.
  • A group shot of the Write to Play Year 5 Writers

    Write to Play Year Five

    Graeae are delighted to announce five new writers on the fifth year of our Write to Play programme, in partnership with the Bush Theatre, Soho Theatre, Ovalhouse, Talawa and Tamasha. In summer 2017, Graeae announced that year five of the programme would focus on D/deaf and/or disabled writers from across the UK identifying as BAME, […]

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    About Write to Play

    Write to Play runs annually in partnership with leading producing venues across the UK to develop the next generation of Deaf and disabled writers.

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    Write to Play Year 3

    From 2015-2016, we took the programme to the North East and found a group of fantastic writers to work with alongside partners West Yorkshire Playhouse, Hull Truck and Live Newcastle.

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    Write to Play Year 2

    From 2014-2015, we developed five North West based writers with partners, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, Royal Exchange Manchester and Octagon Theatre Bolton.

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  • Image of Write to Play Year 1 Participants

    Write to Play Year 1

    The very first year of Write to Play launched in October 2013 in London with partners the Royal Court, Soho Theatre and National Theatre Studio.

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  • Write to Play year 4 group shot

    Write to Play year 4

    Six new Write to Play writers, three new partners! Write to Play Year Four has landed!

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