Tim Price's Blog (13)

Need help finishing a play? Come along to this playwriting course at Ty Newydd with Tim Price, Hamish Pirie and Catherine Paskell

Playwriting Course at Ty Newydd running from September 3rd to 7th

The Course

This course will explore the dramatic form for writing for theatre. Course participants are encouraged to bring along an idea or a skeleton of an unfinished play and, under the supervision of the course tutors, will explore different ways of unlocking their stories through formal choices and innovations in story-design. The course will look at the best work of…


Added by Tim Price on June 7, 2018 at 23:11 — No Comments

Dirty Gifted and Welsh Oct 19th - Q&A with Nick Payne

Hello all,

The award winning writer of Constellations, Wanderlust, and If There Is I haven't Found It Yet, Nick Payne will be taking part in a Q&A at the Park and Dare theatre Treorchy as part of Dirty, Gifted and Welsh. 

Nick is the youngest ever winner of the Evening Standard Award for best play. His play Constellations transferred to the West End, and If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet, was produced on Broadway with Jake Gyllenhal.  The Telegraph described him as…


Added by Tim Price on October 8, 2013 at 11:04 — No Comments

The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning and Livestream chat with campaigners - Friday April 27th

This Friday, The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning will be performed at Connah's Quay High School. It will also be live-streamed across the globe.

I'll be watching the show online from my in-laws' house in Liverpool, and will be chatting to David House from the US Bradley Manning Support Network and Naomi Colvin from the UK Friends of Bradley Manning.

David is a friend of Bradley's (he features in the play, so it will be a curious experience for all of us watching) and…


Added by Tim Price on April 23, 2012 at 6:55 — 5 Comments

The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning at Tasker Milward School

For the past three nights National Theatre Wales' current production The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning has been performed at Tasker Milward School.

Taskers is Bradley's old school, and it has been a very emotional experience taking the production there. The play has had a great response from audiences in Pembrokshire and it seems that people want to talk after the show. The Bradley Manning campaign has been holding vigils and…


Added by Tim Price on April 14, 2012 at 11:45 — No Comments

Dirty Protest want your Super Furry Play

Dirty Protest's next even will be a night of plays inspired by Super Furry Animals songs.

We're appealing for mini-playlets.

If you can write a short play inspired by a SFA song, - no more than 5 lines long, there's a chance we'll stage it at our next event at the Milgi Warehouse as part of the SWN festival.

The shorter the more likely we'll stage it!

If you can tell a story inspired by a SFA song in 2 lines - we'll almost certainly use it.

Any… Continue

Added by Tim Price on September 21, 2010 at 4:25 — 2 Comments

Dirty Protest - May 6th - Do you want to pop your cherry in front of a lot of people?

Hello all,

Dirty Protest will be holding an election night of plays on May 6th in a venue TBC in Cardiff. We have plays by:

Jack Thorne

Atiha Sen Gupta

James Graham

Ed Hime

And we're looking for a Cherry popper! In Dirty Protest speak, we're looking for someone who wants to get into playwrighting but has never had the opportunity, someone who has never had anything performed ever before in their lives. We're looking for someone genuinely new to theatre,… Continue

Added by Tim Price on April 16, 2010 at 6:05 — No Comments

Dirty Protest play a Kebab shop in Camden

Continuing our efforts to take theatre to non-traditional spaces, we have now added 'Kebab shop' to our role-call of venues. Here's a short clip:

Starring Roger Evans and Alex Beckett, written by Phil… Continue

Added by Tim Price on December 5, 2009 at 3:30 — 2 Comments

Dirty Protest at Camden Roundhouse

Hi all,

If you plan to come, please book ahead as it is selling fast:



Added by Tim Price on November 27, 2009 at 4:11 — No Comments

This Wide Night - Nov 24th - Dec 5th at Soho Theatre

Hello all. A bit of plugging for next month's Dirty Protest curator - Chloe Moss.

It truly is a fabulous play - winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prze 2009


Added by Tim Price on November 23, 2009 at 11:56 — 4 Comments

Dirty Protest on the Guardian Blog


Added by Tim Price on October 2, 2009 at 5:14 — No Comments


Hello all,

If anyone's in London on the 21st or 25th, pop along to the Tristan Bates theatre in Covent Garden to come see a play I've devised with Polly Findlay, Tom Andews and Exquisite Corpse star Alex Beckett. It's part of their annual Ignition programme, other writers involved include Jack Thorne and Che Walker.


Added by Tim Price on September 13, 2009 at 0:52 — 1 Comment

New York tips

Hello gang,

I'm in New York at the moment and will be until June. Has anyone got any tips for theatre companies/shows to dig out? I know John mentioned Forum theatre in another blog, I'm going to try and see if they've got anything on. Anyone else????

Also, could Tom and Carl fix it so that if anyone ever starts a blog with 'So' that they get swine flu in their fingers? Thanks.


Added by Tim Price on May 19, 2009 at 3:13 — 1 Comment

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