Julia Cho

From whimsical comedies to nail-biting chillers, Julia Cho is one of the most versatile playwrights in the contemporary theater. Her plays have been produced at Playwrights Hori­zons, Roundabout Theatre Company, Vineyard Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, South Coast Repertory, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and Long Wharf Theatre, among others. She’s the recipient of a Susan Smith Black­burn Prize and is an alumna of New Dramatists.

The Language Archive and Other Plays

Georgia Christou

Georgia Christou is a playwright and screenwriter. Her first play Yous Two was shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award in 2015, receiving a special commendation from the judges, and premiered at Hampstead Downstairs in 2018. Rocket Girl, written for Royal Central School of Speech and Drama students, was performed at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall, in 2015. Her short play How Not to Sink was written for the Women Centre Stage Festival and performed at Hampstead Theatre. Her play for young audiences, How to Spot an Alien, was premiered by Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd in 2018.

Yous Two
Women Centre Stage: Eight Short Plays By and About Women
How to Spot an Alien
How to Not Sink
Bright. Young. Things.

Mel Churcher

Mel Churcher is an international acting, dialogue and voice coach who has worked with companies including the Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, Young Vic, Royal Court Theatre and Graeae Theatre Company. She is one of the top acting and dialogue coaches in TV and movies, and has worked with some of the biggest stars of stage and screen.

She is the author of A Screen Acting Workshop (2011) and The Elemental Actor (2023), both published by Nick Hern Books.

A Screen Acting Workshop
The Elemental Actor

Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill is a leading playwright who has written widely for the stage, television and radio.

Her stage plays include: Owners (Royal Court Theatre, London, 1972); Objections to Sex and Violence (Royal Court, 1975); Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (Joint Stock, 1976); Vinegar Tom (Monstrous Regiment, 1976); Traps (Royal Court, 1977); Cloud Nine (Joint Stock, 1979); Three More Sleepless Nights (Soho Poly and Royal Court, 1980); Top Girls (Royal Court, 1982); Fen (Joint Stock, 1983); Softcops (RSC, 1984); A Mouthful of Birds with David Lan (Joint Stock, 1986); Serious Money (Royal Court and Wyndham's, London, then Public Theater, New York, 1987); Icecream (Royal Court, 1989); Mad Forest (Central School of Speech and Drama, then Royal Court, 1990); Lives of the Great Poisoners with Orlando Gough and Ian Spink (Second Stride, 1991); The Skriker (Royal National Theatre, 1994); Thyestes translated from Seneca (Royal Court, 1994); Hotel with Orlando Gough and Ian Spink (Second Stride, 1997); This is a Chair (Royal Court, 1997); Blue Heart (Joint Stock, 1997); Far Away (Royal Court, 2000, and Albery, London, 2001, then New York Theatre Workshop, 2002); A Number (Royal Court, 2002, then New York Theatre Workshop, 2004); A Dream Play after Strindberg (Royal National Theatre, 2005); Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Royal Court, 2006, then Public Theater, New York, 2008); Bliss, translated from Olivier Choinière (Royal Court, 2008); Seven Jewish Children – a play for Gaza (Royal Court, 2009); Love and Information (Royal Court, 2012); Ding Dong the Wicked (Royal Court, 2012); Here We Go (National Theatre, 2015); Escaped Alone (Royal Court, 2016), Pigs and Dogs (Royal Court, 2016), Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp. (Royal Court, 2019) and What If If Only (Royal Court, 2021).

Seven Jewish Children
Mad Forest
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Cloud Nine
The Skriker
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
This is a Chair
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Eliza Clark

Eliza Clark is a writer from Newcastle, living in London, where she attended Chelsea College of Art. Her debut novel, Boy Parts (2020), was Blackwell's Fiction Book of the Year and a finalist for the Women's Prize Futures Award.

Her other works include Penance (2023), longlisted for the 2024 Dylan Thomas Prize.

She was selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 2023.

Boy Parts

Paul Clayton

Paul Clayton is an actor, director, presenter and casting director, whose credits include Peep Show, Coronation Street, Doctor Who, Wolf Hall, My Family and Him & Her. He is the author of The Working Actor and So You Want To Be A Corporate Actor? and a regular columnist for The Stage. He is currently Chairman of the Actors Centre in London.

Paul Clayton
So You Want To Be A Corporate Actor?
The Working Actor