The three-year partnership, said Sinster, “acknowledges the interconnectedness of UK TV and theatre,” and is “designed to discover, nurture and commission exciting new and emerging voices.”
There will be a series of writers’ workshops to generate new plays, developed and produced at the Royal Court in collaboration with SISTER, the prolific transatlantic drama producer who has also created it’s going to hurt, landscapers And Giri / Haji.
is the first play to emerge Baghdadi Several weeks ahead of the second drama – Ava Wong Davis, by Jasmine Naziha Jones, which launches today Graceland.
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 brilliant 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.