We develop and produce new plays about the contemporary rural world. We tour around the country, telling stories with local impact and national resonance. We turn up in villages, theatres and people's digital backyards, connecting audiences nationwide.

  • New season announced: 10 great plays 10 great writers

  • Congratulations to board member Lyndsey Turner for her Best Director Olivier Award

  • Congratulations to Rory Mullarkey, winner of this year's Pinter Award

  • Thank you to volunteers Mike and Stephen for sorting through 40 years worth of archive photos

  • Michael Quartey you are amazing - thanks for donating loads of scripts for our young writers to read

  • Congratulations Rory Mullarkey - writer of our autumn tour Each Slow Dusk - for winning the Harold Pinter Prize

  • Check out our youtube site for a snazzy trailer for our Young Writers Festival

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