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Mercury Monday Masterclass: With Kenny Emson

30 Mar
  • 1hr + Q&A
  • FREE - booking required

Join our weekly Mercury Masterclasses, run by creative professionals from across the industry, offering you a chance to engage, learn and network with fellow theatre and arts enthusiasts.

Each week a different course leader will lead a virtual session via the Zoom video conferencing app, delving into their specialist subject to share their knowledge and skills with an online audience for FREE.

Our first masterclass will be led by BAFTA nominated and award-winning Essex born playwright Kenny Emson exploring writing for live audiences and trends in modern theatre.

The masterclass is for any aspiring writer wanting to sharpen their skills and find out more about Kenny’s ten years working as a professional writer.

This session will include writing exercises, how to develop characters, tips for monologues and will finish with a Q&A.

No experience needed.

Spaces are FREE but limited, so must be booked in advance.


About Kenneth Emson

Multi award winning writer for stage and screen. Nominated for BAFTA craft and BAFTA CYMRU awards. Plays include PLASTIC, QUADROPHENIA (Mercury Theatre) PARKWAY DREAMS (Eastern Angles) RUST, TERRORISM (Bush Theatre/Hightide). TV includes EASTENDERS and DOCTORS. Has taught playwriting for The Royal Court, Old Vic, Leeds Playhouse and is a visiting lecturer for St Mary’s University.


We continue to pay all of our practitioners during this unprecedented time, however these classes are completely free for you to attend.

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