Sparks Events 2011

June 9th, 2011

3rd July, The Junction.


This is our annual Sparks new writing event, a warm-up for the Hotbed festival featuring new plays, workshops, coaching, masterclasses and social events.

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Workshop – Finding Your Voice  10.00-12.00

With Sarah Dickenson, Head Reader, Soho Theatre. An introduction to playwriting for early career writers. Free Event. ONLY 10 PLACES AVAILABLE. To reserve a space email

Masterclass Workshop 12.00-14.30

With April De Angelis. A practical playwriting workshop with acclaimed playwright (RSC, RNT etc) April De Angelis. For writers who have experience of writing for the stage. £20/£15 Concessions. ONLY 12 PLACES AVAILABLE. To reserve a space email

Staged Readings of new plays

Foxfinder 15.00-17.00

By Dawn King

Directed by Jacqui Honess-Martin


The Plan 17.15-18.00

By Laura Watson

Directed by Patrick Morris


Girl Walks Into A Bar 18.30-20.00

By Matthew Wilkie

Directed by Paul Bourne


All readings FREE – no booking required… each play is followed by a short talk-back.

Professional Development coaching

One to one coaching sessions (1 hour) with Andrew Burton – writer and career coach. £35/£28 Concessions. ONLY 5 PLACES AVAILABLE. For more information click here.

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BBC Plays

An opportunity to listen to recordings of Menagerie’s short BBC Radio Dramas throughout the day…

The Junction Café/Bar will be open all day for coffees and cold drinks



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