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.