International Playwriting Festival 10 & 11 September


30th International Playwriting Festival 

Theatre in the Chamber!

Council Chambers, Croydon Town Hall

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September-  5pm & 7pm


SHADOWED by Tony Zeane (Sydney Australia)
COLD CALLING by Doc Watson (Bath UK)
ONCE AROUND THE SUN by Judy Upton (Shoreham-by-Sea, UK)

Extracts from short listed plays that caught the judges interest:

SOMETIMES WE REMEMBER by Arzé Khodr (Lebanon),
THE JAPANESE DOLL by Natsu Hirukawa (Japan)
GREATER ISRAEL by David Blackman (Melbourne, Australia)

‘The Warehouse Theatre Croydon has risen phoenix like after the demolition of its building in 2013’.

The judges are West End actress Jan Waters, actor Philip York, actress Anna Savva (ITV’s The Durrell’s), film critic and actor, George Savvides, actor and director Robin Kingsland, actress Sally Faulkner and Warehouse director Ted Craig.

The Festival weekend will also feature plays from the IPF’s international partners, CSS Udine in Italy (Teatro Stabile di innovation del Friuli Venezia Giulia) and Theatro Ena in Cyprus who have enabled the work of selected writers to be presented across Europe.

It will also present two brilliant plays from the Brit School.


On onstage conversation between former Times theatre critic and author, Jeremy Kingston and Film & TV author Kevin Hood.



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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