Who did what, when…
4 August 2014 – Not the Edinburgh Festival…
Good cava is better than bad champagne by SM Jenkin; an extract from A life in Ruins by SJ Horan; March by Sarah Hehir; Runaway by Sam Rapp; Human Nature by Maggie Drury; and Favela to Favela by Sam Hall.
Thanks to our readers, Nigel, Sarah, Irina, Barry, Sam, and Sam.
1 September 2014 – Vacations and celebrations …
Plays themed around holidays. Tofurkey Day by Allie Costa; Holidays by Maggie Drury; You’re welcome by Laura Edwards; an extract from Sand Castles by Sam Hall; May by Sarah Hehir; 127468 by Sam Rapp; and Cascade of Baubles by Whoop’n’Wail. Thanks to our readers, Liz, Heather, Richard, Sam, Barry and Sam.
29 September 2014 – Byron
To coincide with the Rochester Literature Festival, we will present a script-in-hand reading of plays inspired by the ‘Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know’, Lord Byron. All that glitters SJ Horan; A brief history of the world told by a dangerous girl by Effie Samara; Contrast by Sam Rapp; She Walks by Allie Costa; and Old Rabbis in the Sky by Eleanor Rodda. Plus a sneak preview of The Spirit of my Dream.
Thanks to our readers, Barry, Richard, Dave, Emma, Heather, Sam, Clemie and Emma.
27 October 2014 – Journeys (Open to female and male writers)
Real, imaginary, emotional or symbolic, we asked to hear about your journeys.
Advice to my younger self by Sam Hall / Extremism by Barry Fentiman / We could see the sea (extract) by Naila V. Tantinya / Stay by Dylan Oscar Rowe / I saw him on the 8.55 by Maggie Drury / Aphrodite can wait by Sam Rapp / Safe distance by Allie Costa / Nobody by Helen Ryan
Thanks to readers, Clemie, Malek, Dylan, Sam, Barry, and Sam.
24 November 2014 – Politic Man by Alison Mead
In a change from the usual format, we had a guest playwright, Alison Mead, who previewed her new full-length play, Politic Man.