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This Autumn our 503Studio: Writers Programme returns with an incredible line up of courses, masterclasses, 1-2-1 dramaturgy sessions, open talks, and taster sessions, led by some of the countries brightest and best writers, including 503 Alumni as well as the 503 team. The Autumn Writers Programme will be delivered online. However, where there is demand we will also offer in person sessions later in the year where possible. To find out more about each programme and what is right for you, just click the course title.



A Writer’s First Bite 1   Tues 16 Nov
A Writer’s First Bite 2   Tues 14 Dec
Both sessions are the same.


Introduction To Playwriting Rex Obano Mon 15 Nov –13 Dec
Write Your First Short Play Mahad Ali Weds 3 Nov –8 Dec
Write Your First Full Length Play Steve Harper Thurs 7 Oct –Mon 10 Jan
Advanced Playwriting Dawn King Mon 4 Oct –1 Nov


Feedback Eve Leigh Weds 6 Oct
Shaping Stories Oladipo Agboluaje Wed 13 Oct
Finding the End Brian Mullin Weds 20 Oct
Creating Characters Lettie Precious Weds 27 Oct
Writing Intuitively Iman Qureshi Weds 3 Nov
Screenwriting Daragh Carville Weds 10 Nov
Adaptation Joel Horwood Weds 17 Nov
The Inner Critic Daniel York Loh Weds 24 Nov
Action in Words Evan Placey Weds 1 Dec
Time Timberlake Wertenbaker Weds 8 Dec
Beginnings and Openings Zinnie Harris Weds 15 Dec


1-2-1 Dramaturgy   Year Round Service


We have committed a significant portion of our DCMS Cultural Recovery Fund to offer free and subsidised places to anyone struggling financially at the moment including long term unemployed/those on benefits, and anyone affected as a result of the impact of Covid-19 this year. If you would like to enquire about a particular course and hear more about our Share The Drama scheme, please get in touch with us.

These Demons

26 Sep — 14 Oct
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Share the Drama – TWP Autumn ...

27 Sep
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