Professional Writer’s Programme

NEW STORIES: A Digital Short Play Festival

NEW STORIES: A Digital Short Play Festival

We are thrilled to be showcasing 17 British East and South East Asian (BESEA) playwrights with 17 new short plays. These plays have been written as part of our 2020 Professional Writers Programme. These short plays were written as a ‘pitch’ idea for a full-length play, the challenge was to essentialise their idea for a […]
Professional Writers Programme 2020/2022

Professional Writers Programme 2020/2022

We are pleased to announce that Rogelio Braga, Lao Lee, Nemo Martin and Marie Yan have been awarded £2000 seed commissions to develop new plays as part of the Professional Writers Programme 2020-22. Under the mentorship of director and dramaturg Ng Choon Ping, the seed commission will also include one-to-one dramaturgy meetings and development workshops […]
Professional Writers Programme

Professional Writers Programme

An intensive two year programme for writers of East Asian and Southeast Asian* descent, the Professional Writers Programme will be starting its second iteration in May 2020. The PWP will support four early career playwrights in writing a full length play by the end of the two years. This year the writers will be selected […]
Yellow Earth Y-Lab Programme

Yellow Earth Y-Lab Programme

In partnership with Regents College, Yellow Earth’s new Y-Lab programme will be a creative research space where up and coming British East Asian writers, directors and performers will be given opportunities to develop high quality new work in a supportive environment that encourages experimentation, innovation and collaboration. Y-Lab will provide a physical space with support […]
Time for a check-up at a Y-Lab Writer Clinic

Time for a check-up at a Y-Lab Writer Clinic

Our free Y-Lab Clinics for British East Asian writers provide an opportunity for writers to revisit any writing they are working on, investigate an idea they want to develop or just generally refresh the writer’s part of their brain. Led by our Literary Associate Drayton Hiers, this free workshop explored some of the craft tools […]
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