NEW: 2017

        NEW 2016

4 New Plays | 4 Writers | 32 Actors

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama’s New Writing Festival

NEW is the Richard Burton Company’s weeklong celebration of new writing, which returns for a fourth exciting year with four new plays premiering at home in Cardiff before transferring to the Gate Theatre, London.

We will be collaborating once again with Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre to produce a new play by composer/writer Conor Mitchell (The Moot Virginity of Catherine of Aragon).  We will also work with Paines Plough and the Royal Court Theatre for a fourth year producing plays by Alison Carr (Iris), Simon Longman (Milked) and Eve Leigh (Stone Face).

Tues 28 - Fri 31 March
Richard Burton Theatre & Bute Theatre, Cardiff

Tues 4 – Sat 8 April
Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, London

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We would like to thank the Garfield Weston Foundation for making NEW: 2017 in London possible.

Garfield Weston Foundation

We would like to thank the Arts Council of Walesthe Spielman Charitable Trust and The Richard Carne Trust for their support of NEW: 2017.