2015 OPEN SESSION WRITERS
THE PALACE by OLIVER GAMBLIN (Bristol) Inspired by the recent grooming scandals, two young women make decisions about how their lives will be shaped.
OUT WITH THE MILK BOTTLES by HELEN K PARKER (Bristol) After war how much does a soldier want to remember…. And how much can he forget?
APOPHENIA by MAREK HORN (Bristol) A dystopian play about the relationship between celebrity and art.
SWEET CHERRY RIPE by TRUDIE SHUTLER (Salisbury) A woman finds a strange young boy at her husband’s funeral.
ANOTHER GREENLAND by DREW HEWITT (Salisbury) A middle aged lecturer faces up to the tragic consequences of his teenage years.
ORCA by MATT GRINTER (Bristol) A mysterious young girl is scooped out of the water by fishing boats on a remote island.
PERFORMANCE: As well as becoming a BOV Open Session play, ‘Orca’ won the Papatango Prize, leading to its premiere production by Papatango at Southwark Playhouse, in November 2016. Find out more, here.
PUBLICATION: Script published by Nick Hern Books: