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  • New Plays Festival March 2018

    Sunday 18 March 2018

    Orange Tree Theatre

    1 Clarence St
    TW9 2SA

    The final of Arts Richmond’s celebration of original playwriting will take place in the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, at 2pm on Sunday 18th March 2018.

    The winner of the Festival will receive the Roy Purdue trophy, presented by Edie Purdue, Vice President of Arts Richmond.

    The festival will feature in the Richmond Upon Thames Music and Drama Festival.

    The reading panel chose four plays from a very strong list of submissions.

    List of finalists

    • Mr Stripeytail by Katie Abbott
    • The Open Window by Miranda Barrett
    • Matrexit  by Andrew Lawston
    • Tia and the Falcon by Loz Keal

    The panel of judges on March 2018 will include:

    • Jerry Gunn, Executive Producer, Rose Theatre Kingston
    • Kate Edwards, theatre producer
    • Vivien Heilbron, actress, director and adjudicator
    • Sara Burn Edwards, Patron and past Chair of Arts Richmond

    Tickets, at only £5 for the whole afternoon, are now on sale through the Orange Tree Theatre box office 020 8940 3633 or online