Play Club

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Play Club, we’re bringing the project back for 2020 with 4 of the most exciting plays of the last 10 years, as well as another rehearsed reading event at the end of the year!

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 each submission window, we’ll then select a winner from that round of submissions who can look forward to having their play read by actors at the Old Red Lion at the final members meet-up of 2020!

As always, if you aren’t selected the first time round – never fear! As we’ll be reading 4 plays this year, which means you’ve got 4 chances to get your shiny new short play selected.

The first play will be announced on Monday 16 March, with the submission window opening a few weeks after that. Anyone is more than welcome to read along with us, but to submit your inspired short play you must be a LPW member. Check below for details about how to become one…

Details of the current Play Club are listed below, but don’t worry if you miss this as we’ll be sending out reminders to all members directly to your inbox.

LPW Play Club 2020: Lockdown Edition – A Taste of Honey

Announcing a bonus edition of Play Club for 2020! In light of these isolating times, we thought we’d run an extra play club, open to everyone; LPB member or not. We’ve selected a classic text which should be easy to nab a copy of online and we’re inviting everyone and anyone to write a short, …

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LPW Play Club 2020: Submission Window #1 Now Open!

Our first submission window is officially open for #PlayClub2020! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of this year. Plays must be direct responses …

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Play Club 2020 – Play #1 – Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee Jones

To kick off #PlayClub2020 we’re super excited to be getting stuck into… Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine-Lee Jones Jasmine Lee-Jones’s Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner is an incredibly inventive and exciting piece of new writing; blending real-life and online personas to explore the frustration of white women profiting off of black culture and …

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Play Club 2020!

It’s back! #PlayClub Following the success of last year’s inaugural Play Club, we’re bringing the project back for 2020 with 4 of the most exciting plays of the last 10 years, as well as another rehearsed reading event at the end of the year! Every other month, starting in March, we’ll be setting a play …

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Play Club 2019

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LPW Play Club 2020: Lockdown Edition – A Taste of Honey

Announcing a bonus edition of Play Club for 2020! In light of these isolating times, we thought we’d run an extra play club, open to everyone; LPB member or not. We’ve selected a classic text which should be easy to nab a copy of online and we’re inviting everyone and anyone to write a short, …

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LPW Play Club 2020: Submission Window #1 Now Open!

Our first submission window is officially open for #PlayClub2020! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of this year. Plays must be direct responses …

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LPB Play Club – Full Winning Plays

Last week, the final Play Club submission window closed for business, and we’re thrilled to now have our full line-up of short plays which will get receive readings in the final members meet-up of 2019. Play Club Winner #4 – Jo Spencely: If You See My Dad… Our fourth winner of Play Club in response …

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LPW Play Club: Submission Window #4 Now Open!

The fourth and final submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of the year! Plays must be direct responses to …

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LPW Play Club #4 – Barbershop Chronicles by Inua Ellams

Here we go again, it’s Play Club number 4! In response to Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag last month, we received some fantastic entries for the third Play Club which included a brilliant mix of humour, dark comedy and family relationships. It was very difficult to choose a piece for the reading, but we managed to make our selection …

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LPW Play Club: Submission Window #3 Now Open!

The third submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We’re looking for brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of the year! Plays must be direct responses to Fleabag, this can be …

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LPW Play Club #3 – Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Play Club 3 – Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

LPW Play Club #2: Trestle by Stewart Pringle

The second submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We want brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Trestle by Stewart Pringle. Selected plays will be given a rehearsed reading at a special event at the end of the year! Plays must be direct responses to Trestle, this can be anything from the theme …

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The LPW Play Club: Submission Window Open

The first submission window is officially open for #PlayClub! We want brand new short plays written in response to this month’s play: Far Away by Caryl Churchill. Plays must be direct responses to Far Away, this can be anything from the theme to the style to a character to lines of dialogue you liked – …

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