The partners

MA Dramatic Writing: MA Dramatic Writing is a new course, exploring new models of training for dramatic writers in the UK. The course brings together twelve Masters who have led the way on dramatic writing training in the UK: Ola Animashawun, David Edgar, Stephen Jeffreys, Caroline Jester, Fin Kennedy, Lucy Kerbel, Kate Rowland, Philip Shelley, Nina Steiger, Jennifer Tuckett, Steve Winter, and John Yorke. The course offers the best training in craft in the UK, industry commissions, partnerships and mentorship, collaboration with actors, directors, designers and animators, and the opportunity to work on your own major projects. Our aim is to help nurture the next generation of leading writers.

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The Bush Theatre: The Bush Theatre is a world-famous home for new plays and an internationally renowned champion of playwrights. We discover, nurture and produce the best new playwrights from the widest range of backgrounds, and present our work to the highest possible standards. We look for exciting new voices that tell contemporary stories with wit, style and passion and we champion work that is both provocative and entertaining.

“One of the most experienced prospectors of raw talent in Europe” – The Independent

The Bush has produced hundreds of groundbreaking premieres since its inception in 1972, many of them Bush commissions, and hosted guest productions by leading companies and artists from across the world.

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Oberon Books: Oberon Books is the UK’s most exciting independent publisher specialising in theatre, drama and the performing arts. With a backlist of over 1000 books including the latest modern plays and classics from some of the world’s leading dramatists, as well as a wide range of handsomely produced publications covering the theatre, opera, dance, biography, performance studies, monologues, practical guides and fiction.

A prolific publisher with a reputation for publishing some of the most challenging, exciting drama happening right now, Oberon is going from strength to strength, bringing exciting plays to grace the stages of the National Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court, the Tricycle, Traverse and Soho Theatres to name but a few, not forgetting Broadway.

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Writers at Work Productions: Writers at Work Productions is a writers development organisation, designed to explore new ways of working with and training writers. The company is run by Jennifer Tuckett, who is also the Course Leader for the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins. Past projects include London Writers Week, run in partnership with Guardian Masterclasses, the Writers Guild of Great Britain and the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins.

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