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The Christians and Swallow win Fringe First Awards

Lucas Hnath and Stef Smith's plays named among initial batch of new writing prizes at this year's Edinburgh Fringe

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NHB at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

Read about the five fantastic plays we're publishing at this year's Festival - plus hear stories from four companies taking up NHB-licensed shows

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Nick Hern Books sponsors Exeunt Magazine podcast episode on playwriting

Uncaused Effects: Playwrights on playwriting, featuring NHB writers such as Tom Basden, Stef Smith and Jack Thorne discussing their process, out now

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The James Plays

The James Plays nominated for James Tait Black Prize for Drama

Rona Munro's vividly imagined trilogy makes the shortlist, with the winner announced on 24 August

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Second Person Narrative The Light Burns Blue This Changes Everything

Tonic Theatre and Nick Hern Books partner to launch Platform

New initiative aims to increase opportunities for girls and young women on stage by making available new large-cast, female-led plays

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‘It’s not so much about the gift, but the graft’ – Lyndsey Winship on Being a DancerJerusalem


In her new book Being a Dancer, dance critic and arts journalist Lyndsey Winship shares invaluable advice and insight taken from exclusive interviews with twenty-five leading dancers and choreographers, including Carlos Acosta, Matthew Bourne, Darcey Bussell and Tamara Rojo. Here she reflects on her own personal love affair with dance, and what compiling the book […]

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Edinburgh Fringe Report 2015 Part I: cutting it at the fringeJerusalem


Taking a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can be daunting, exhausting, and about as financially sound as betting on the Chinese stock market. But it can also be a hugely rewarding experience for cast and crew, and even for audiences. Plus, if you’re really on top of your game, there’s a chance it might […]

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Louise Dearman and Mark Evans on their Secrets of Stage SuccessJerusalem


Louise Dearman (Wicked, Cats, Evita) and Mark Evans (Ghost, The Book of Mormon) are two of the biggest musical-theatre stars working today. As they launch their new book Secrets of Stage Success – answering all your questions on how to follow in their footsteps – they recall some key moments in their glittering careers… I […]

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