‘The chemistry between the actors is palpable, and the work of director Dominic Dromgoole is perfect.’ Buenos Aires Herald, Argentina ‘Globe to Globe Hamlet holds a mirror up to the nature of theatre in Shakespeare’s lifetime – as in, no special effects, no elaborate set, just simple storytelling at its best. Amanda Wilkin is a playwright, actress and jazz and blues singer-songwriter from London. In 2017 she was on the Royal Court and BBC London Writers’ Groups. Ollie Wilkin plays an unusual defencive shot whilst batting 05.07.2012 Chelmsford, Essex.Friends Life T20 Essex Eagles vs Middlesex Panthers. La Ronde (the original German name is Reigen) is a controversial play with provocative sexual themes, written by Arthur Schnitzler in 1897. Amanda Wilkin is an actress, known for The Tempest (2014), Berlin Station (2016) and Gavin & Stacey (2007). Thanks for talking to Break A Leg, Amanda. Tickets. [1] His play Dragon won Best Show For Children and Young People at the UK Theatre Awards in 2014. Click on the banner to find out more. After touring Hamlet to 188 countries with Shakespeare’s Globe, she wrote her first play And I Dreamt I Was Drowning, which was developed as part of the Talawa Firsts Festival 2018. From a record number of 1493 entries, a longlist of 20 inspiring and fabulously imagined emerging voices, and a shortlist of seven incredibly eclectic new plays, Soho Theatre has announced the winner of the Verity Bargate Award 2020 as Amanda Wilkin with her captivating play Shedding A Skin. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "addd71ad05e0a230071c78442e2c2d30" );document.getElementById("b236e94b68").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Privacy Policy Agreement * I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. Visit our. Running order: Recompense by Athena Stevens, The French Welcome by Lily Bevan, The Little Sob by Amanda Wilkin, Three Minutes After Midnight by Katie Hims, Souled Out by Rachael Spence and Lisa Hammond. The production will also be recorded and livestreamed, as well as released on Soho Theatre On Demand at a date to be announced. Subscribe to my newsletter. Photos and podcast: Climbing metaphorical mountains with Pilgrims playwright Elinor Cook. Thursday 28 June: “Superhoe” by Nicole Lecky, dir. Read More 0. Amanda Wilkin. Amanda Wilkin is a playwright, actress and jazz and blues singer-songwriter from London. Amanda Wilkin is a playwright, actress and jazz and blues singer-songwriter from London. The colourful royal family, with a strong quartet of performances from Julie Atherton, David Bardsley, Amanda Wilkin and Mark Anderson, all fall under his (inexplicable) spell. How did The Stage Awards winners cope with the challenges of 2020? Emilia Bassano: First published female poet and Shakespeare's muse is the subject of a new play at the Globe. Any person of 16 years or older who is resident in the UK or Ireland and who identifies as female can enter. From the bumptious whinnying of Amanda Wilkin’s wet fish to the jowly pomposity of Jackie Clune’s outraged husband, the more accurate the … The only one on stage who seems immune is a villainous jester, for my money the lead of the show, brilliantly portrayed by Julian Bleach and winning most of the laughs. Email * Thursdays: Playwrights. She played Adriana in … She is "of Jamaican heritage and grew up in Hackney" according to the Globe press release about the casting of Globe to Globe Hamlet two-year international tour, 2014. The full cast has been announced for William Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by Jeremy Herrin, which opens at the Shakespeare Globe Theatre, 2 May 2013, following previews from 23 April - running to 18 Aug 2013.. She is a jazz and blues singer-songwriter who performs regularly at Ronnie Scott’s in London. I got to talk mountains, metaphors and much more with this whipsmart George Devine Award-winning playwright. Leonce will be playing Emilia 2 in the show. The Play. It was just amazing to be longlisted and shortlisted with extraordinary writers that I’m really proud to be amongst. Playwright Amanda Wilkin has won this year’s Verity Bargate Award, for her play Shedding a Skin, Invest in The Stage today with a subscription starting at just £3.98, © Copyright The Stage Media Company Limited 2020. Talawa has severed ties with Birmingham Rep, with which it was due to present a major season of black-led work next year, after it was announced that the theatre would be used as a temporary courtroom during the pandemic. Alison Balsom, one of the world’s finest trumpeters brings this world to life with the music of Purcell and Handel. From a record number of 1493 entries, a longlist of 20 inspiring and fabulously imagined emerging voices, and a shortlist of seven incredibly eclectic new plays, Soho Theatre has announced the winner of the Verity Bargate Award 2020 as Amanda Wilkin with her captivating play Shedding A Skin. Amanda Wilkin trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. La Ronde (the original German name is Reigen) is a controversial play with provocative sexual themes, written by Arthur Schnitzler in 1897. Martina Laird plays Silver. The colourful royal family, with a strong quartet of performances from Julie Atherton, David Bardsley, Amanda Wilkin and Mark Anderson, all fall under his (inexplicable) spell. And when you have decided, our great ticket deals will help save you money too. Playwright Amanda Wilkin has won this year’s Verity Bargate Award, for her play Shedding a Skin. Thursday 14 June: “And I Dreamt I Was Drowning” by Amanda Wilkin, dir. Credit Helen Murray. Friday 15 June: A Mixed Bill Since 1982, Soho Theatre’s prestigious biennial playwriting competition, the Verity Bargate Award, has uncovered the best new play by an emerging UK and Irish writer and launched the careers of some of Britain’s most established writers. Tell me about the piece and your character(s) La Ronde is in a new adaptation by Max Gill.In the play we see moments between characters of different social status, who are exchanging a moment of intimacy. Amanda Wilkin is currently starring in Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde at The Bunker.. Read More 0. What followed was months of reading from a diverse team of arts industry professionals, that continued throughout COVID restrictions, to reach a longlist of 20 plays before a shortlist of seven plays was determined. London mayor Sadiq Khan has formed a dedicated fund to support creative jobs in the capital, Start a subscription today from just £3.98, Casting directors behind & Juliet and Dear Evan Hansen nominated for awards. Recommended for Lovers of Shakespeare, English Renaissance, feminist stories and medieval history won't want to miss this beguiling play. As we can’t gather on site, we are bringing the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse to you, with three filmed monologues from ground-breaking playwrights Nicôle Lecky, Winsome Pinnock and Amanda Wilkin. In 2017 she was on the Royal Court and BBC London Writers’ Groups. Don’t miss this second chance to catch it when it plays a season at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre from 8 March 2019 until 1 June 2019. Playwright Amanda Wilkin has won this year’s Verity Bargate Award, for her play Shedding a Skin. The production will have its world premiere at Soho Theatre in the Spring/Summer of 2021. The seven shortlisted plays in the Verity Bargate Award have been revealed. Original, funny and revealing, the stories focus on three women who were catalysts of change: Mary Kenner, the American inventor of the sanitary belt; Una Marson, the Jamaican feminist, activist … Our News, Reviews and Interviews are all written with the audience in mind, helping you decide what to see next. It scrutinizes the sexual morality and class ideology of its day through successive encounters between pairs of characters (before or after a sexual encounter). Verity Bargate Winner Amanda Wilkin. Amanda Wilkin (Ophelia and others) made her Globe debut last year in The Tempest and Gabriel.Amanda is of Jamaican heritage and grew up in Hackney. For the first time in more than twenty years, Artistic Director Barbara Gaines returns to Shakespeare’s enduring masterpiece of revenge, passion, and deception. Wilkin's play Shedding A Skin is now set to be produced at the Soho Theatre next year, and will also be released digitally. His play Daniel and Mary received a Bronze Sony Radio Academy Award for Best Drama in 2010. Date: 2019: Physical Description I’m excited to see this profound, funny, modern, stark and hopeful play performed at Soho Theatre. [1] His play Dragon won Best Show For Children and Young People at the UK Theatre Awards in 2014. [2] Chelmsford, Essex, England. Thanks for talking to Break A Leg, Amanda. Amanda Wilkin Bio, Photos, Theatre Credits, Stage History - learn all about their career on stage. I just wanted to say a big thank you to all the readers and the judges. The only one on stage who seems immune is a villainous jester, for my money the lead of the show, brilliantly portrayed by Julian Bleach and winning most of the laughs. She’s definitely a talent to watch.’, Phoebe Waller-Bridge said: ‘I was not prepared to be kidnapped by a play and a voice so completely as I was by Amanda Wilkin’s Shedding A Skin. 700 tickets at £5 available for every Globe Theatre performance actress and writer Monica Dolan, actress Maxine Peake and Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham. [2] New Soho Theatre On Demand Films Comedy Masterclasses and Pilot Comedy Shows Announced, Soho Theatre Signs Three-Series Deal With Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Verity Bargate Award 2020 Shortlist Revealed, Soho Theatre Announces Film Release of Typical Starring Richard Blackwood, Soho Theatre Announce New On Demand Productions and Soho Six Commissions, Review: Winter Wonderland from Concrete Youth, Review: D!ck The Adult Panto Streamed From The Back Room of The Star Inn. Amanda Wilkin has won the 2020 Verity Bargate Award. Amanda Wilkin. For 50 years Soho Theatre has championed new writing, from lunch time plays in the 70s to today’s commissions, attachments, writers labs and awards. After touring Hamlet to 188 countries with Shakespeare’s Globe, she wrote her first play And I Dreamt I Was Drowning, which was developed as part of the Talawa Firsts Festival 2018. I got to talk mountains, metaphors and much more with this whipsmart George Devine Award-winning playwright. Her theatre credits include Gabriel and The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe, Arabian Nights at the Watermill Theatre, The Bacchae and Blood Wedding at Northampton Royal and Derngate and Marat/Sade and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the RSC. Emilia Bassano might well have been Shakespeare’s muse – the Dark Lady of the Sonnets 05.07.2012. Your email address will not be published. Other guests include Labour's shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds, Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman, Bishop of Dover Rose Hudson-Wilkin, playwright … That she lived from 1569-1645, was the daughter of an Italian court musician, a published poet, a mother, a teacher and a … Credit Helen Murray. Adelle Leonce (Amadeus) joins the previously announced Nadia Albina, Anna Andresen, Jackie Clune, Saffron Coomber (who plays Emilia 1), Jenni Maitland, Clare Perkins (who plays Emilia 3), Carolyn Pickles, Sarah Seggari, Sophie Stone, Charity Wakefield, Amanda Wilkin and Tanika Yearwood. Oliver Emanuel (born 4 April 1980) is a British playwright and radio dramatist. In January this year, almost 1500 new plays by emerging writers were submitted to the Verity Bargate Award 2020. Jade Lewis. Leading UK drama schools have been called out by current and former black students for systemic and institutionalised racism, prompting calls for leadership overhauls and urgent action to address the issue. Amanda Wilkin is a playwright, actress and jazz and blues singer-songwriter from London. Written by Amanda Wilkin, and co-created and directed by Rachel Nanyonjo. Chaired by film and television producer, and Award Sponsor, Character 7’s Stephen Garrett (The Night Manager, The Undoing) – who described the shortlisted plays as ‘spine-tingly zeitgeisty’ – hours of Zoom deliberations ensued between a panel of industry experts including former Soho Theatre writers Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Laura Wade, screenwriter Russell T Davies, actress and playwright Lolita Chakrabarti, before determining Amanda Wilkin’s play Shedding A Skin as the Award winner. 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Emily Aboud. Over 1000 submissions were given for this year's award, with a judging panel featuring the likes of playwrights Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Laura Wade, screenwriter Russell T Davies, and actress and playwright … In 2017 she was on the Royal Court and BBC London Writers’ Groups. We use cookies so we can provide you with the best online experience. I’m looking forward to getting started!”. At Theatre Weekly we are dedicated to giving theatre a new audience. Your email address will not be published. Amanda Wilkin will be the recipient of the £7,500 prize, and will see the play produced at Soho Theatre in  Spring / Summer 2021. Photos and podcast: Climbing metaphorical mountains with Pilgrims playwright Elinor Cook. The judging panel for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020 is chaired by senior literary agent Mel Kenyon, and further comprises: playwright Tanika Gupta, Sarah Frankcom, playwright Ella Hickson; theatre producer and former Executive Director of the Donmar Warehouse, Kate Pakenham. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The production will have its world … His play Daniel and Mary received a Bronze Sony Radio Academy Award for Best Drama in 2010. This series of new writing honours and celebrates history’s forgotten women. Yard (standing) £5 Gallery (seated) from £23 Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre. Home-Tag: Amanda Wilkin. A platform to share new writing and radical voices in a world that has lost its stage. Verity Bargate Winner Amanda Wilkin. The Credibility Assessment by Amanda Wilkin. It scrutinizes the sexual morality and class ideology of its day through successive encounters between pairs of characters (before or after a sexual encounter). Subscribe to my newsletter. Amanda Wilkin, Actress: The Tempest. With further plays and casting to be announced. Five new short plays written in response to the Faustian bargain by an ensemble of women writers. Then of course, after that, just everything Amanda puts her pen to!’. Monique Touko Thursday 21 June: “A Place for We” by Archie Maddocks, dir. ... Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class (Aug 24, 2020) The world she creates in the play is familiar and surprising all at once. Action at the Ford County Ground, Chelmsford, Essex. This website uses cookies. Amanda Wilkin is currently starring in Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde at The Bunker.. Required fields are marked *. Award-winning playwright Samuel Adamson brings a teeming world of intersecting narratives to the Globe stage with real & imagined characters: monarchs, prostitutes, wigmakers, composers, transvestites and watermen. After touring HAMLET to 188 countries with Shakespeare's Globe, she wrote her first play AND I DREAMT I WAS DROWNING, which was developed as part of the Talawa Firsts Festival 2018. The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is designed to celebrate and raise the profile of these playwrights by providing them with a national platform. Fridays: Theatre makers. Amanda Wilkin said: “I’m really excited and grateful to find out that I’ve won the Verity Bargate Award. Email * We’ve missed our audiences, supporters, our neighbours and local businesses, the many young people who come through our building every day and inspire us, the staff who care so much, and our community of actors, playwrights, creatives, musicians, backstage technicians and all the people that create the work you see on stage. In 2017 she was on the Royal Court and BBC London Writers' Groups. THE ESTATE by Shaan Sahota. Now is the time for anger, but where is the rage on stage. Home-Tag: Amanda Wilkin. The Strand is suddenly thrillingly alive with women's stories. Amanda Wilkin. Tell me about the piece and your character(s) La Ronde is in a new adaptation by Max Gill.In the play we see moments between characters of different social status, who are exchanging a moment of intimacy. Jack Monaghan as Dan and Steffan Donnellyas Will Credit: Mark Carline Amanda Wilkin as Rachel and Jack Monaghan as Dan Credit: Mark Carline Elinor Cook, winner of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, has woven a tale of friendship, betrayal and adventure into a fast-moving production that last barely seventy minutes, but poses many awkward questions. By continuing to use this website you are giving consent to cookies being used. Oliver Emanuel (born 4 April 1980) is a British playwright and radio dramatist. Lucy Foster (Honey), Sorcha McCaffrey (Krill), FXXX BXXXXX (RAD), Ryan Calais Cameron (Retrograde), Ava Wong Davies (scum), Amanda Wilkin (Shedding A Skin), and Nathan Ellis (Super High Resolution) have all made it down to the final handful of nominees, following a record number of entrants. 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