The Mercury Playwriting Prize winners and runners up have been announced for 2017! Join us for free rehearsed readings, followed by Q&As.
Winner: Oliver Bennett's Europe After The Rain
Runners-Up: Berri George's Shadow Kingdoms and Phil Tong's The Furrow
Student Winner: Ryan Cogman's Floodgate
Essex Playwriting Competition 2016 Winner: Kenny Emson's The Piscator
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The Mercury Theatre is proud to announce its latest major initiative in support of new plays and new playwrights, the Mercury Playwriting Prize 2017
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