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alun howell commented on National Theatre Wales's group Writers
"Welsh drama (perhaps all drama) is difficult to quantify in a academic way. I am not aware of any 'key academic texts or journals'. Most writers/theatre goers will have their own idea of important dramas but finding texts is a lot more…"
Dec 26, 2019

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What I do:
Full time writer working through the medium of English and Welsh.
A little more about me:
I have a degree in creative writing from The University of Wales and I have had 3 full length plays put on by the Fluellen Theatre at the Swansea Grand
Projects I’m working on:
at present I am writing a full length drama at the atrium, Cardiff and a novel in English and a novel in Welsh.
Two short drams have been accepted by the writing festival Write on in Hereford
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A Dance in the Dark

Set in South Wales, this is a three hander (one reading only) One Act Play with minimum props and effects which has just finished 5 nights at the Manchester Fringe available for one off performance or tour.


BBC standard video available soon.…


Posted on August 2, 2018 at 18:51

A Dance in The Dark

Edge Theatre needs an experienced director for a new drama ‘A Dance in the Dark’ Two hander with a voice over. Character and plot driven. One hour in length. Venue t.b.a but in South Wales or Swansea.

Contact cymro56@msn…


Posted on August 28, 2017 at 18:23

Devolution and money

I went to Manchester last Saturday to an open panel discussion on ‘National Theatre: Nationhood and Devolution’ organised by The Guardian, thinking that it would be about Wales and Scotland. To my surprise it was about the devolution of power to ‘the northern power house’ and the zillions that the Government are going to invest in the Arts in the North of England. It took place in a brand new cultural centre containing two theatres…


Posted on May 25, 2015 at 13:37

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At 12:30 on August 29, 2018, Ray Thomas said…

HI, Alun. Received your response to A48 post. Would love to chat to you about opportunities and our new Company.

Please phone 01446 711710 and speak to Kath. (mobile: 07867615141). Looking forward to hearing back from you.

A48 is hoping to partner up with The Atrium as a venue. Living Lines is part of A48 - a writing group - which you might be interested in.

Best wishes

Ray Thomas

Director A48 Theatre Company

At 0:39 on February 4, 2018, Mick Greenway said…

Hello Alun,

I'm afraid I can't help you. The Marches is a very sparsely populated area and it's extremely difficult getting theatre projects off the ground. Apart from two large-scale well-funded productions I was part of, everything I have done has been self-generated.

I searched for this Write On project in Hereford which you mention but couldn't find anything online. Some years ago I did a project with Hereford College of the Arts. 

What exactly are you looking/hoping for?


At 7:35 on September 21, 2017, Ali FitzGibbon said…

Hi Alun, Do you think you can join the sessions next week? 1pm on 26th is the one aimed at playwrights but if another time suits better, let me know, Thanks, Ali

At 20:28 on December 12, 2011, carmen medway-stephens said…

Yep a script per actor, look forward to seeing you

At 21:52 on July 7, 2011, meredydd barker said…


Chill out. Dwy ddim yn gofyn i priodi ti. We've all got something to offer.



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