Playwriting: Simon Stephens & Ella Hickson, Guest David Greig

Playwriting: Simon Stephens & Ella Hickson, Guest David Greig

Date(s) - Mon 11th Nov - Sat 16th Nov, 2019

Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT

Dramatic Writing for Stage

An active interrogation of the mechanics of playwriting, this course will creatively examine the use of dramatic action, character, location, narrative and structure in the making of a play. This course is useful both for playwrights at the beginning of their career and for writers who have written one or two plays and are looking to develop their craft.

Simon Stephens‘ many plays and adaptations have been produced throughout the world. They include Punk Rock, Heisenberg, Sea Wall and his adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. He is Associate Playwright at the Royal Court Theatre and Professor at the Writing School of Manchester Metropolitan University.

Ella Hickson is an award-winning writer whose work has been performed throughout the UK and abroad. Her play Oil opened at The Almeida Theatre in October 2017 and her most recent show The Writer opened there in Spring 2018. She is developing new work for The National Theatre, The Old Vic and Manhattan Theatre Club. She is also developing various projects for TV and film.

David Greig is an acclaimed and multi award-winning playwright who became the Artistic Director of The Lyceum in 2016. David’s most notable plays include The Events, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Midsummer, Dunsinane and Europe. David’s adaptations recently seen on The Lyceum stage include Strindberg’s Creditors (2018) and Aeschylus’s The Suppliant Women (2016).

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Bursaries are always available, and you also have the option to pay in installments, see How to Book.


This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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