Brenton, Churchill and Wertenbaker to feature in young writers scheme for Theatre503

Paul Nov 2011Paul Robinson has revealed his first season at Theatre503 as sole artistic director. He had previously shared the role with Tim
Roseman, when they were jointly appointed in 2006.

The theatre is launching a number of new initiatives and programmes, Playwright Presents will see respected writers Caryl Churchill, Timberlake Wertenbaker and Howard Brenton present rehearsed readings of works from young, unestablished playwrights.

Timberlake Wertenbaker said: ‘I’m extremely happy to be part of this great project supporting young playwrights. It’s always invigorating to hear new voices in the theatre and I’m very much looking forward to working with my protégée. I’m sure I’ll learn as much from her as she will from me.’

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