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From page to stage...

We hold our Page to Stage events twice a year – with five 15-minute pieces presented in a studio theatre space in front of a paying audience.


Members can submit a standalone piece or an excerpt from a longer script and, if selected, your work will be rehearsed by professional actors and performed script in hand.


It’s a fantastic opportunity to find out how well your script is working – both from the instant audience reaction and constructive critique from our guest panel of insightful professional writers (we invite different panellists to each event).


Everyone who submits a script for the event receives written feedback from our co-chair Jonathan Hall, regardless of whether their piece is selected for the event.

Our next P2S event

Saturday 14th March 2020

Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD at 7.30pm

It might seem like a long way off, but March will come round before you know it, so don't delay: put pen to paper ASAP.


As always, we're hoping our esteemed host Michael Stewart will be free to lead proceedings on the night, and we're working on putting together a great feedback panel for you. Stay tuned!

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WRITER MICHAEL STEWART

OUR DISCUSSION HOST

OUR PANEL LAST TIME...

Always incisive feedback for writers from top-of-their-game professionals

MIKE STEWART

Novelist, playwright,

TV writer and our trusty Page to Stage host

AMY LEACH

Associate Director, Leeds Playhouse

BAFTA-winning writer Mark Catley

CHRIS REASON

award-winning television and radio writer

(EastEnders, The Citadel)

Artistic director and writer Aisha Khan

GARY BROWN

Writer and award-winning BBC Radio Drama producer

Writer and film director Dave Gilbank

ALISON HUME

BAFTA-winning TV writer and independent television producer

Writer and film director Dave Gilbank

NICK AHAD

playwright, broadcaster and comedian

The actors perform the pieces

Our co-chair Jonathan Hall puts out a call for scripts via SYchat. After the deadline, he gets together with actor-director Emma Leah Golding to read all the submissions and select the pieces.


Then Emma casts and rehearses the selected pieces and the actors present them script in hand.


When you're writing your scripts, please bear in mind that we only ever have three actors. While they're amazingly versatile, they can't play a cast of thousands!

The panel members discuss the plays

The feedback panel deliberates

...then give invaluable feedback

Our York group offers regular performance events too. Check them out!

Too shy to submit? Come to our workshops first to gain confidence.

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