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The Scriptwriters Series presents Archie Maddocks

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Grab a drink and join us for an evening with Archie Maddocks as he shares how he uses humour to explore life’s BIG issues in his writing and work.

Archie is an Olivier Nominated, Offie Winning screenwriter and playwright.

His play A Place For We was produced by at Park Theatre, a co-production with Talawa theatre company in 2021, going on to win an Offie award for Best Ensemble performance, and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement In Affiliate Theatre. A Place For We was also previously nominated for the Alfred Fagon Award and The Brentwood Prize prior to production.

He’s had work produced at the Bush Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Orange Tree Theatre, Royal Court, and in New York at the New Light Theatre.

Archie has previously been part of the BBC Writers Room “London Voices” and in 2018 he was selected as part of the prestigious 4Screenwriting course. He was also named as Writer in Residence at BBC Radio Drama London Production. He’s had two radio plays produced for BBC DRAMA RADIO 4 (Blend in 2019 and Domino in 2020).

Archie has several projects in acting development on the TV side, including a film currently in production for Vertigo Films and a greenlit series for CBBC.

The Scriptwriters Series is part of 37 Play, our latest collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company – an ambitious and ground-breaking new playwriting project that seeks to capture and write the stories of our nation. Learn from the masters and hone your scriptwriting skills over the course of five focussed writing groups, delivered by our special guest writers.

Important information

Age recommendation: 18+

Running time: 7 – 9pm

Price: Free, but must be booked

This series of events is aimed at graduates or those who are wanting to seriously develop their scriptwriting skills.


Eat & Drink

A fantastic, friendly space serving real ales from local breweries, German lagers on tap, delicious wines, exotic tea and coffee and splendid small snacks.

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