The Tutors

Live Theatre's


Course tutors Gez Casey and Jeremy Herrin
have been delivering their extremely popular Introduction to Playwriting Course at Live
Theatre for the past 7 years.


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Gez Casey

Gez Casey – is an actor, playwright and Literary Manager. His work for Live Theatre includes A Very Irish Coup, a one man show about horse racing, and, most recently, Up There In Lights (a musical with David Scott and Neil Blenkinsop) and From Home To Newcastle (a verbatim piece with young refugees and asylum seekers, with Tom Chaplin). He also teaches at Northumbria University.

Jeremy Herrin

Jeremy Herrin – is the Deputy Artistic Director at The Royal Court where his recent work includes The Vertical Hour by David Hare, That Face and Tusk Tusk by Polly Stenham. He also recently directed Marble by Marina Carr at The Abbey in Dublin, Statement Of Regret by Kwame Kwei-Armah at The National Theatre and Family Reunion by T S Eliot at the Donmar Warehouse.

Learn the art of playwriting

From two leading theatre practitioners, watch exclusive video of award-winning writers including Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, Cooking With Elvis & The Pitmen Painters) and be part of a community of aspiring playwrights

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