Sister said the “three-year partnership” acknowledges the interconnectedness of UK TV and theatre, and is designed to “discover, nurture and commission new and emerging voices.”
A series of writers’ workshops to generate new plays will be developed and produced in collaboration with Sister at the Royal Court, also a prolific transatlantic play producer. it’s going to hurt, landscapers And Giri / Haji.
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Featherstone said, “We are incredibly fortunate in the UK television and film industry to be able to turn to theater as a rich source of fantastic writing talent.” “This partnership with The Royal Court is born out of shared creative values and a desire to make a genuine commitment to supporting the best new writing theater talent.”
The move is not Sister’s first foray outside the TV sector, having taken a 40% stake in iconic London theater and live music venue Koko late last year.