Ali Taylor has won the 18th annual Meyer-Whitworth Award for his new play Cotton Wool, which premiered at Theatre 503 in April 2008.The award is for a playwright who has had no more than two plays produced professionally.
The former journalist was presented with a cheque for £10,000 by award judge and Chichester Festival Theatre artistic director Jonathan Church, at a presentation ceremony today at the National Theatre.
Accepting the award, Taylor paid tribute to Theatre 503 for “promoting the next generation of writers”.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
From Lalayn Baluch in The Stage: