Royal Court celebrates 20th anniversary of Jerwood New Playwrights
By Ben Hewis
The programme, which gives new writers the opportunity to produce plays in full productions on both Royal Court stages, has led to the discovery of some of theatre's most influential voices.
The Pride (Brighton)
By Cathy Swaby
With a simple, rather bleak, backdrop, we are introduced to this new tour of "The Pride", Alexi Kaye Campbell's West End hit first staged in 2008
My First Play... Alexi Kaye Campbell
By Alexi Kaye Campbell
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of leading theatre publisher Nick Hern Books, we're running a daily extract from its popular book My First Play every day this week. Our third subject is actor and playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell, whose writing credits include The Pride (currently running at the Trafalgar Studios as part of Jamie Lloyd's Trafalgar Transformed) and Bracken Moor
Will Young debates homophobia as part of Pride events
The WhatsOnStage Award-winner will take part in a gala evening for gay charity Stonewall
Simon Russell Beale: Director-led seasons are the future of 'demanding drama' in West End
The actor was speaking as The Hothouse prepares to make way for The Pride in Jamie Lloyd's Trafalgar Transformed season
Alexi Kaye Campbell: 'I was an actor for 20 years, so I understand what they need'
Actor-turned-playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell's acclaimed new play Bracken Moor is currently at the Tricycle, while a star-laden revival of his breakthrough work The Pride is due next month
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