Author Archives: 17Percent

About 17Percent

A campaign to get more plays by women playwrights onto UK stages.

Represents script call out

Whoop’n’Wail’s new showcase Represents… launched in November at Waterloo East Theatre and sold-out. Consisting of six fifteen-minute shorts, each piece of writing must pass the Bechdel Test – they must include at least two named female characters who, at some stage, talk to … Continue reading

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Some London plays you could see by female writers

Some plays in London by women. Continue reading

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December newsletter

The 17Percent newsletter for December 2014. Continue reading

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Round-up of playwriting competitions

Some current competitions. Continue reading

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Photos from Politic Man

Photos from the reading of Alison Mead’s ‘Politic Man’ at She Writes at Roundabout Nights on 24 November. Continue reading

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Passionate, poetic, political playwright: interview with Sarah Hehir

Sarah Hehir is a Medway based poet and playwright whose first radio play, Bang Up, won the BBC Writers Prize in 2013. For the past two years she has collaborated with Sam Hall, 17Percent’s founder, to write short plays which … Continue reading

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Female Arts present Female Arts Scratch

New Female Arts scratch night. Continue reading

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Whoop’n’Wail Represents…

Whoop’n’Wail Represents… plays passing the Bechdel Test. Continue reading

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Plays from She Writes 27 October

Plays showcased on 27 October. Continue reading

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IdeasTap Underbelly Award 2014 winner Hiraeth tours Wales

Award-winning Hiraeth tours Wales. Continue reading

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