How To – Write Adaptations for Stage & Radio

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Showing on:
Mon 22 March 2021
1 hour 15 minutes approx
Mercury Online
Age Guidance:
In order to maximise accessibility, we are offering a digital recording of this session for you to view in your own time, if you would like to receive a digital recording please select the appropriate ticket type when booking. Please note you will receive your recording the day after the event via email.

Join award-winning playwright and Mercury Associate, Nicola Werenowska as she shares practical tips and experiences on adaptation.

In this session, participants will have the opportunity to learn how to:

  • Explore the genre and process of adaptation.
  • Discuss novels they would like to adapt and why?
  • Work through practical exercises looking at finding the heart of the story; writing a character monologue; putting your character in a different time/place.

If you would like to submit a question to Nicola ahead of this How To please email: with the subject line ‘How To Question’.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance, please only book 1 ticket per household.

Nicola Werenowska

Nicola Werenowska has recently worked on Radio 4 adaptation of Dickens’ Little Dorritt and she is currently developing a theatre version of DH Lawrence’s The Rainbow in association with the Mercury Theatre, Colchester Arts Centre and supported by Arts Council England.

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