Writing the Female Protagonist
A workshop for writers exploring existing female protagonists and how we can develop our ambition in terms of writing for women, led by writer Laura Lomas. Tickets are available by clicking here http://writingthefemale.brownpapertickets.com/ Laura is from Derby. Plays include JOANNE (Clean Break/ Soho Theatre, 2015); BIRD (Derby Live/ Nottingham Playhouse/ UK tour, 2014); BLISTER (Paines Plough/ RWCMD/ Gate Theatre, 2014); OPEN HEART SURGERY (Theatre Uncut/ Southwark Playhouse/ Traverse Theatre/ Soho Theatre); THE ISLAND (Nottingham Playhouse/ Det Norske Oslo, 2009); WASTELAND (New Perspectives Theatre/ Derby Live, 2009)
Radio includes FRAGMENTS (Afternoon Drama, BBC Radio 4) MY BOY (Somethin' Else Productions/ BBC Radio 4 - winner of Best Drama Bronze, Sony Radio Academy Awards 2013); LUCY ISLAND (BBC Radio 3, The Wire) In 2011 Laura wrote ROUGH SKIN for Coming UP (Channel 4/ Touchpaper), which was nominated for Best British Short at the BIFAs, and Best UK Short at Raindance Film Festival. She also wrote two episodes of Jack Thorne's series GLUE which was broadcast on E4 in 2014.
Laura is currently the Channel 4 Playwright in Residence at Clean Break Theatre Company. She is under commission to The Royal Court Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse, and Clean Break. She is developing an original series ideas for Big Talk Productions and Clerkenwell Films.