NEWS

03
JUL

STEWART PARKER TRUST AWARD 2018 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

03 JUL 2019

L-R: Jodi Gray, Sonya Kelly, Fionntán Larney, Erica Murray, John O'Donovan

The Stewart Parker Trust Award 2018 Shortlist was announced by the Stewart Paker Trust today.

Set up in honour of the late Belfast playwright, Stewart Parker (1941-1988), the Stewart Parker Trust seeks to encourage new writers for theatre in Ireland, North and South. The main award is the New Playwright Bursary, awarded annually to an emerging playwright. Two BBC Northern Ireland awards have also been established in Stewart Parker's memory and form part of this annual initiative. 

The Stewart Parker Trust Shortlist for 2018 is:

Peep by Jodi Gray 
Furniture by Sonya Kelly
beat. by Fionntán Larney
The Cat's Mother by Erica Murray
If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You by John O' Donovan

The Stewart Parker Trust Awards will take place in Dublin in September 2019.

​For more information about the shortlisted playwrights please click here.