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The course is made up of videos, downloadable worksheets, and exercises designed to get you to go deep in to the principles of structure and learn how to use them your advantage as a writer.

So you’ve finished your play and plan to submit it to a theatre, a producer or a playwriting competition. But before you fire it out on all cylinders, you’ll need to make sure it’s in absolutely perfect shape. 

Whether it’s picking apart your plot, sharpening your dialogue or getting your script submission ready, The Re-drafting Toolkit will provide you with the essentials to tackle those editing problems.

Guides & Inspiration

Want to find out more about your favourite musical? Fancy a discussion on Fleabag? Or want to brush up on Brecht? Learn with London Playwrights is for everyone! Whatever your passion, aim, or level of experience, you’re welcome to dig in and find something that interests you.

The downloadable handbook will take you through the process of producing your own show, from deciding what kind of project to start with (whether it be a scratch night or longer run), to figuring out budgets and fundraising, to marketing your show and getting people to come and see it. It’s jam-packed top tips and guidance.

A useful, downloadable guide packed with all you need to know about formatting, plus some handy hints and tip. It’s perfect for both beginners and more experienced writers who want to pick up some new tricks! This guide is intended for London Playwrights’ Workshop members only – please do not distribute it without our permission.

Member Opportunities

Every other month, starting in March, we’ll be setting a play for everyone to read. From this, we challenge you to write a 10 page short play inspired by what you’ve read. After that, we’ll then select a winner from that round of submissions.

Our online book club gives you the chance to write a 10 minute play in response to a chosen text. Selected short plays will be performed at an event later this year. 

We’ll be opening our 2022 submission window this summer, more details to be announced soon. We’d  recommend reading our Submissions Checklist course to make sure your play is polished before you send it.
Couldn’t make it to the festival? Or want to to watch one of the brilliant plays again? Well you can watch every single performance from your sofa!

Member Discounts

20% Off

A one-to-one script reading and feedback service to take your play to the next level. Our services are open to writers of all levels. 

20% Off

After the success of our Zoom workshops in 2020,  we’re excited to bring you a selection of courses to take you into 2021! 

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