How do you tell the stories of people long dead with respect, integrity and compassion?
How do you breathe new life into a story a century old, lifting it from the pages of a history book and making it vibrant, visceral and relevant today? Join playwright Oliver Emanuel (The 306 Dusk) for a practical workshop on his process for researching and creating The 306 trilogy.
Suitable for age 16+ at any skill level and from all writing backgrounds.
Oliver Emanuel is an internationally award-winning playwright based in Glasgow. He has written over 30 plays for both stage and radio.
Dragon was the first play for young people to be performed at the Edinburgh International Festival and won Best Show for Children at the UK Theatre Awards in 2014. His English language version of Jan Sobrie's Titus won The People's Choice Victor Award at IPAY 2015. Other plays include: Flight, The 306: Day, The 306: Dawn, The 306: Dusk, Prom, A History of Paper, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Lost Things, Spirit of Adventure, Ancient Greek and Videotape.
Oliver is an Associate Playwright at Playwrights' Studio, Scotland.
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