Adura Onashile

Congratulations to Adura Onashile who has been awarded Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme Bursary.

Adura has already embarked upon one-year attachment with the Traverse Theatre. Their principal task over the 12 months is to write at least one full-length play. She will also have the opportunity to submit her play for the Sonia Friedman Productions Award in the year following her bursary.

Playwrights were nominated by UK theatre Artistic Directors, with the five winners selected by the scheme’s panel chaired by Sir Richard Eyre and including Film4’s Commissioning Executive Julia Oh and Channel 4’s Head of Development for Drama, Matthew Wilson.

Adura has also been announced as the National Theatre of Scotland’s Artist in Residence. Find out more at the NTS website.


Latest News

Connor Bryson in Casualty

Connor Bryson plays guest role ‘Mal Deniston’ in BBC One continuing drama Casualty. Tune into BBC One at 8.40pm on Saturday 23rd May or catch up on the BBC iplayer…Read More

The Tempest: Live, Interactive and in your Living Room

Your computer screen is now your very own portal to Prospero’s Island. You’ll be transported from your living rooms to help Ariel’s spirit be freed, plot with Trinculo and Caliban,…Read More

The Nest – BBC One

The Nest is a new six-part thriller from the writer of Three Girls, coming to BBC One and featuring BAA’s Lisa Livingstone and Rosalind Sydney. Set in Glasgow, the series follows a…Read More

The Importance of Being Earnest – Perth Theatre

The fantastic Amy Kennedy plays Cecily in Perth Theatre’s spring production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opening on 7th March. Directed by Lu Kemp, this version of Earnest also…Read More

Children’s Classic Concerts – Tartan Tales

Tartan Tales is a musical journey through the swirling mists of Scottish myths and legends, backed by Children’s Classic Concerts’ mini orchestra, and featuring BAA’s James Mackenzie as a guest…Read More

When The Penny Drops – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

BAA’s Angela Darcy directs When The Penny Drops, a new play at Oran Mor which also features Michele Gallagher and Simon Donaldson. Penny is a 46-year-old teacher who has it sussed.…Read More