Our quarterly short story competition is going from strength to strength, and when our most recent one closed at midnight a couple of days ago we had more entries than we've ever received since the competition first opened earlier this year. We're delighted that the competition has proved so popular with writers around the world … Continue reading A bumper crop of short stories this quarter
We're pleased to announce the launch of our quarterly 1,500 Short Story competition. You could win £150 for first place. (Two other prizes of £75 and £30 will be awarded each quarter.) After the recent success of our Rehearsed Reading Nights, where authors were given the chance to read aloud (or hear read aloud by … Continue reading Announcing our new Short Story Competition
Saturday 5 May 2018 Our Rehearsed Reading Night V was a resounding success last week, proving to be our biggest and best yet. You can read all about it here!
Thur 22 June 2017 Talk about a meeting of great minds and skill! Here's the Dream Team behind Wise Men Say / Cornered, meeting recently to discuss the production and put a few more details in place! The wheels are now in motion for the tour, which is already on sale at most venues (take … Continue reading The Writer, The Journalist, and the ex-Footballer
Fri 23 Oct 2015 Well, now that our weekly comedy radio show, Paul & Nessa's Happy Hour, is well underway, we've been able to concentrate on other projects. We're currently finalising plans for our 2016 season, which we're very excited about! There's a lot of stuff which, for now, needs to remain a secret, but … Continue reading 2016 Season
Mon 3 Nov 2014 Well, things have finally settled down after the run of I Left My Heart In Roker Park. It was a great run, and we got some cracking reviews and fantastic feedback from the audiences. But now it's time to look ahead to 2015, and we've already got a couple of exciting … Continue reading Creativity Talks – interview with Martyn Bell
Thu 6 Mar Only 3 weeks to go now, until our third Rehearsed Reading Night takes place, and the plays are starting to come together nicely. Last night, we had the first 'round-the-table' readthrough for Peter Dawson's piece, Alpha Blond(e), with the cast and director subsequently putting it on its feet and exploring the text … Continue reading Rehearsals continue for RRN III
Tue 25 Feb 2014 The venue is confirmed, and so are the acts! After last year's successful nights in Sunderland, we're looking forward to bring back our Rehearsed Reading Nights in South Shields throughout 2014. The first one of the year is taking place on Thursday 27 March, at the Marine Pub on Ocean Road. … Continue reading It’s full steam ahead for our Rehearsed Reading Night III