'A Separate Peace' by Tom Stoppard
The Guardian ★★★★★ ‘If, for however long, this is live theatre’s future, then it works triumphantly’
This is no ordinary script in hand reading - this performance has a full creative and production team behind it, and is directed by award-winning film and theatre director Sam Yates.
A new frontier for live theatre, creating new digital versions of traditional stage jobs - this innovative project is the first of its' kind, developing a piece entirely remotely.
All profits from ticket sales were split between a donation to The Felix Project, and the creatives and technicians forced out of work by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize was founded to nurture and provide more opportunities for playwrights.
The finalists of the 2020 Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize have been selected and the scripts are now being sent to the judges with just titles so they can be judged anonymously.
The recipient of the £5,000 Platform Presents Prize money alongside mentoring will be announced in the next few months.