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Merry Wives of Windsor  12 September

Troilus and Cressida  14 November


Classic Spring Company:

The Importance of Being Earnest  

9 October

According to most philosophers, God in making the world enslaved it.

According to Christianity, in making it, He set it free. God had written, not so much a poem,

but rather a play; a play he had planned as perfect, but which had necessarily been left to human actors and stage-managers, who had since made a great mess of it.

Orthodoxy – GK Chesterton, 1874-1936

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Reconciliation/Remembrance is published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The 20 dramatic pieces include poems, monologues and short plays, and all of them lend themselves to dramatic presentation in any context with the minimum of costumes and props  Nine of the pieces are on the topical subject of war and


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Spotlight on Humanity



Join us for Drama at the Radius AGM!

Venue: 15 September at the Crown Court Church, Covent Garden. Coffee 10.30am, meeting 11.15. At 2pm Owen Kingston of Parabolic Theatre will lead us in a workshop on immersive theatre, where the audience is fully involved in the outcome. We're planning an evening theatre visit for those who can stay. For more details and to signify your attendance, email info@radiusdrama.org.uk.

You are welcome to bring non-members as guests but do let us know as there is a limit on numbers. It's going to be a highly enjoyable occasion so come along if you can.


"Heavenly Drama from Radius"

Our President Stephen Platten was interviewed in the Methodist Recorder, Issue 8381, 10 August. To order a copy, go to www.methodistrecorder.co.uk or www.newsstand.co.uk.




A selection of Radius YouTube videos is now available on the Radius Videos page, including three playwriting How-To videos. If you like what you see, please help to spread the word on social media. You can also subscribe to the Radius channel to be notified by email when a new video is posted.

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An Anthology of Dramatic Pieces

Radius 2018 Playwriting

Competition in association with The Finborough Theatre

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remembrance, and the others focus on aspects of reconciliation.  All of them are suitable for use on a range of other occasions.  Thirteen have been specially commissioned for this volume and the authors include playwrights Les Ellison, Kate Griffin, David Kerby-Kendall, James Lark and Nick Warburton, while at the other end of the timescale there are translations from Old English and a Shakespeare sonnet.

Radius Playwriting Competition 2018 has been won by first-time playwright Hannah Morley for her play Petrichor. She wins £500, and a staged reading as part of the Finborough Theatre’s Vibrant 2018 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights. The reading will take place on Sunday, 14 October 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets are now available from https://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/productions/2018/vibrant.php.

The next Radius Playwriting Competition will take place in 2020, and will be announced in December 2019. See the full press release here.

Hannah Morley Credit Ruth Crafer (4) small 3