Kings Cross Award
The Kings Cross New Writing Award 2013
We are delighted to announce the winning script and writer for the Kings Cross Award for New Writing 2013.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate everyone who submitted work this year, especially those who were shortlisted.
The panel this year consisted of;
June Abbott (Joint-Artistic Director, The Courtyard Theatre)
John Burgess (ex head of new writing and Director @ The National Theatre Studio)
Nicola Balwin (Playwright)
Professor Kenneth Pickering (Professor of drama and theatre @ The University of Kent)
Robin Soanes (Actor & Playwright)
Sarah Meadows (Dramaturg, Kings Cross Award 2013)
The winner of The Kings Cross Award 2013 has been has been awarded to:
The House In Sofia With A Map Of Its Surroundings
By Ian Townsend
The winning script will now be taken into development resulting in a staged reading on October 11th 2014 @ 2pm. The writer will also receive the award prize money of £5000 to support their career development.
Please check this page for updates regarding the progress of the work and for information about the staged reading. If you have any queries about the process or award please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"For a stage writer working in independent theatre, winning a national theatre writing award is a huge achievement as it seriously raises your profile. Winning The Kings Cross Award was without doubt a significant step in the life of Einstein's Daughter and I would encourage any writer to enter the 2013 award." (Rob Johnson, winner of The Kings Cross Writing award 2011)
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