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Our Theatre503 Writers’ Programme features an incredible lineup of courses, masterclasses, 1-2-1 dramaturgy sessions and taster sessions, led by some of the brightest and best writers from the UK and beyond, including 503 Alumni as well as the 503 team. To find out more about the session and what is right for you, just click the course title. 

We are delighted to be able to offer a limited number of concession rates for all Writers’ Programme sessions for those for whom the cost is prohibitive. For further information, please click here. Please note, we do ask that concessions tickets are kept at one per person, per season of the Writers’ Programme. 




Advanced Playwriting with Andrew Thompson


Monday’s, May 27th – June 24th,      7pm – 9:30pm  

Write Your First Full Length Play with Steve Harper


  Tuesday’s, June 4th – August 6th,      7pm – 9:30pm  

Introduction to Playwriting with Rex Obano


Tuesday’s, June 4th – July 9th,             7pm – 9:30pm  



We have a range of online masterclasses throughout the summer!


Embracing Fear with Beth Steel 


  Thursday 30th May                     

7pm – 9:30pm

Footnotes, Graffiti, Swamps and Other Forms with Joel Tan


 Thursday 13th June

11:30am – 2pm

Writing for TV: Treatments, Outlines and One-Pagers with Anna Jordan


 Wednesday 26th June

10am – 12:30pm

Fu@k!ng with Form with Phoebe Eclair-Powell


  Tuesday 2nd July

7pm – 9:30pm

Starting Points: Generating Raw Material with Kaite O’Reilly


  Thursday 4th July                      

7pm – 9:30pm

On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June we will be running a masterclass in what will be the 503Studio!

The 503Studio will be opening fully in late Spring 2025. Currently, the space is still a work-in-progress and the building is still a ‘shell’, it is carpeted with full power and is wheelchair accessible. You can find out more the 503Studio at Nine Elms here.

By purchasing a ticket for three sessions over one day, you will be able to unlock a discounted price of £99 for the full day of sessions!




Beginnings with Natalie Mitchell


 10:30am – 12:30pm


Developing Character with Sophie Swithinbank


 1:30pm – 3:30pm


Endings with Brian Mullins


 4pm – 6pm



Finding the Story In Your Plot with Dawn King


 10:30am – 12:30pm


Being a Playwright with Roy Williams


 1:30pm – 3:30pm


Redrafting with Safe Benson-Effiom


 4pm – 6pm




We are delighted to offer a limited number of concession rates for 1-2-1 Dramaturgy sessions for those for whom the cost is prohibitive via our Share the Drama scheme. If you would like to hear more about our Share The Drama scheme, please get in touch with us.

You can purchase 1-2-1 Dramaturgy by following the hyperlink.


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