Winner of the 2021 Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize NUCLEAR CHILDREN, written by Ezra England, directed by Seán Linnen, is a dark comedy about mental health a submarine accident and a melon.
Following the death of her father Isla is struggling to cope; plagued with intrusive thoughts and her deteriorating mental health, she runs away to university in the hope of staying sane. As Isla finally begins to find her feet, her world, quite literally, stops making sense.
The game of Consequences - drawing an image, turning over the page to hide it and passing it on - often ends in astonishing and eye-wateringly funny results.
Savoy Theatre, London, 15th May 2023
The fifth annual Platform Presents West End Gala is a night of ‘Theatrical Consequences’ with seven writers creating separate scenes for an hilarious new play-about-making-a-play
2023 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize in association with Platform Presents
This is an open call for distinctive and dynamic plays.
The Playwright’s Prize was founded in 2018 by non-profit Platform Presents CIC to nurture and
provide more opportunities for playwrights.
Writers who wish to enter the prize can submit full or partial scripts of up to 10,000 words directly onto our website by clicking below until midday on May 15th 2023.
Winner Announced for Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize in association with Platform Presents
In December 2021 we made the call out for playwrights internationally to send in their scripts for our annual Playwright’s Prize. A formidable 1,174 scripts were sent in to us and the 10 finalist plays were passed onto our panel of industry experts.
We are extremely excited to announce the five runners-up, and our winning play of the 2022 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize in association with Platform Presents.
The Joy Of Text
The world’s greatest actors performing the world’s funniest text conversations
Savoy Theatre, London, 25th April
We all have seen, read, (and screenshot) that funny, tragic or tragically funny text conversation on our phones. It might be an epic neighbourhood whatsapp drama about the recycling bins, or a toe curling apology after accidentally sending “Hey babe you up?” to your Mum at 3am.