Laura Wade live on Facebook Page

Laura Wade and Calum Finlay in conversation Friday 3rd July at 4pm.


Do you have dreams about being a playwright? If you do then this is a great opportunity to hear from Laura Wade!

Laura is a Olivier award winning playwright and screenwriter. She studied Drama at Bristol University before becoming a part of the Royal Court Young Writers program in 2003.

Her National Theatre play HOME, I’M DARLING premiered at Theatre Clwyd in 2018 before playing at the National Theatre where it received rave reviews and won the award for Best New Comedy at the 2019 Oliviers.

In 2018 Laura adapted Jane Austen’s unfinished novel THE WATSONS for the stage for Chichester Festival Theatre - it was due to transfer into the West End this year. Her sellout play, POSH, transferred from the Royal Court into the West End at the Duke of York’s Theatre in 2012.

It was later adapted into the screenplay THE RIOT CLUB starring Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth. Laura has written several plays for young people including THE WILD SWANS, TWELVEMACHINE, and THE LAST CHILD, a trilogy of fairy tale reworkings for Playbox Theatre. Facebook Page


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