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NEWS: Royal Court reinstates Rita, Sue & Bob Too’s London run after outcry

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The Royal Court Theatre and Out of Joint have today (13 December 2017) issues a joint press statement announcing that they have chosen not to present the current touring production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too at the Royal Court in January 2018. The London season, announced last year when Max Stafford-Clark was still Out of Joint artistic director, was due to run from 9 to 27 January 2018.

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NEWS: Royal Court pulls London dates for Out of Joint revival of Rita, Sue & Bob Too

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The Royal Court Theatre and Out of Joint have today (13 December 2017) issues a joint press statement announcing that they have chosen not to present the current touring production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too at the Royal Court in January 2018. The London season, announced last year when Max Stafford-Clark was still Out of Joint artistic director, was due to run from 9 to 27 January 2018.

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NEWS: Inaugural finalists & judges announced for £8k WiT Awards for new writers

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Five finalists have been shortlisted for the first WiT Award, a prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry. The winner will be announced at a reception on 25 May. The winning writer will receive an £8,000 commission; and additionally a development relationship with Out of Joint theatre company, to include an opportunity to workshop a play with actors and a director.

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CONSENT – National Theatre

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Rape is such a serious social issue that it’s hardly surprising that several recent plays have tackled it. I’m thinking of Gary Owen’s Violence and Son, James Fritz’s Four Minutes Twelve Seconds and Evan Placey’s Consensual. All of these discuss, whether implicitly or explicitly, the notion of consent, which is the name of playwright and director Nina Raine’s latest drama about the subject.