Etch presents a four day new writing festival in association with the Pleasance, exploring eight brand new plays by emerging and established writers in theatre. This is a chance to see and discuss some of the most exciting new plays of 2016.

A Festival of New Writing
Presented by Etch, in association with Pleasance
31 March — 3 April 2016
Pleasance, London

Thurs 31st March

by Grace Chilton
directed by Lucy Hollis
cast | Grace Chilton

'Miles Davis and Other Deaths'
by Francis Grin
directed by Simon Usher
cast | Vivienne Bell, Alex Humes and Anna Tierney

Fri 1st April

Presented by visiting company Theatre With Legs
Created and performed by Lucy Bairstow and Jessica Murrain

by Nick Bruckman
directed by Oliver Dawe
cast | Orlando James, Mimi Ndiweni and Rhys Warrington

Sat 2nd April

Visiting company Squint with a version of:
'Three Sisters'
Adapted by Lee Anderson
directed by Andrew Whyment
cast | Louisa Beadel, Tom Chapman, Lizzie Clarke, Jacob Ifan, Lewis Mackinnon, Ruby Richardson, Imogen Sage and Eva-Jane Willis

by Jenny Knotts
directed by Dan Pick
cast |  Graeme Dalling, Keiran Gallacher, Adam Harley, Samuel Keefe, John Scougall, Megan Shandley and Alison Tennant

Sun 3rd April

by Peta Cornish
directed by Hannah Banister
cast | Peta Cornish                                                                                       
'Are We There Yet?'
by Jerusha Green
directed by Debbie Hannan
cast | Simona Bitmate, Michelle Duncan, Valerie Gogan, Mike Noble, Jade Ogugua, Eve Ponsonby and Tafline Steen