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About 17Percent

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

WINK: Click, Scroll, Accept Request…

Joanna Lally talks to Phoebe Eclair-Powell about WINK, her first play, currently on at Theatre503. Continue reading

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Helen Benedict’s play about women in war gets first UK outing

Hannah Roe interviews Helen Benedict, award-winning journalist, novelist and writer of The Lonely Soldier Monologues, coming to the Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone, in May. Continue reading

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The ID Project’s first class success

The first term of Sarah Hehir’s Medway-based writing ‘ID Project’ has been a total success. Continue reading

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The Brontë Season returns to the West Country

The Bronte Season returns to the West Country. Continue reading

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Moving the centre – Whoop’n’Wail guest post

As guest contributors, Whoop ‘n’ Wail founders Ali Kemp and Deborah Klayman tell 17Percent about the drive behind the showcase and their plans for their next night, Represents… Desire. Continue reading

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Free playwriting course for Medway-based young women

New playwriting course opportunity for Medway-based young women. Continue reading

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Lucy Kerbel interview

Interview with Lucy Kerbel. Continue reading

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Karis Halsall interview

Interview with Karis Halsall, performance poet, playwright and Literary Associate at Theatre503. Continue reading

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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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