Has British theatre become too dependent on playwriting competitions?
By Matt Trueman
Matt Trueman looks at the rise of the playwriting competition and whether we are losing something by focusing on prizes
Review: Parliament Square (Royal Exchange)
By Mandy Martinez
James Fritz's new play won a Bruntwood Prize Judges Award in 2015
Russell T Davies: 'I want to write a play in the next five years'
The Doctor Who TV writer has just been announced as one of the judges for the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting
5 minutes with: Anna Jordan - 'Theatre feels like home to me'
By Emily Cole
Playwright Anna Jordan chats to us about winning the Bruntwood Prize, how it changed her career and working at the Royal Exchange
Sarah Frankcom: 'Manchester has always had a bloody swagger about it'
Manchester Royal Exchange artistic director Sarah Frankcom talks about the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting and running the theatre