This year a new array of brilliant playwrights bring their work to the LATER stage. Join us and be the first to see new work at its inception.
Monday 12 February
A rehearsed reading of PORNOGRAPHY by Simon Stephens, directed by Matthew Dunster
Monday 12 March Curated by Che Walker
Award winning playwright Ché Walker takes to the stage, bringing some of the UK’s most exciting young talent with him, including Zawe Ashton, Bola Agbaje, Nirjay Mahindru Neil D’Souza, Lizzie McCallum, Chris Preddie and Ché himself, reading excerpts from their latest work
Monday 19 March Curated by Jess Walters
An evening of work hand-picked by playwright Jess Walters, featuring work from Tameka Empson, Emma Frost, Terry Johnson and Jess herself
Monday 16 April Curated by Tom Morton-Smith
Paines Plough’s new writer-in-residence, Tom brings to the stage his pick of emerging writers, featuring; In-sook Chappell, Joel Horwood, James Graham, Ali Taylor, John Terry and Tom himself.
Monday 23 April Curated by David Eldridge
Gathering playwrights writing from and about Romford, this LATER sees new work brought to the stage by; James Martin Charlton, Pauline Hannah, David Hill, Ben Musgrave and David himself
Monday 10 September Curated by Duncan Macmillan
Featuring new work by Bola Agbaje, Robin French, Nick Gill, Chloe Moss, Phil Porter, Amy Rosenthal and Duncan himself
Monday 17 September Curated by Leo Butler
Featuring new work by Elinor Cook, Elise Hearst, Ben Ockrent, Polly Stenham and Alexandra Wood
Monday 8 October
‘Murder at Gobbler’s Wood’ by Robin French, Dennis Kelly and Enda Walsh
Monday 15 October FUTURE PEFECT 3
Featuring new work from Paines Plough’s writers group FUTURE PERFECT, including Lydia Adetunji, Steve Hevey, Dominic Mitchell, Laura Neal, Nick Payne, Ali Muriel, Michael McLean
Monday 5 November Curated by Levi David Addai
Featuring new work from David Watson, Joel Horwood, Daniel Taylor, Tyrone James, Nathan Clough, Bola Agbaje and Levi himself.
Monday 12 November Curated by Laura Wade
Featuring new work from Moira Buffini, Patrick Marber, Alexandra Wood and Laura herself.