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The Speech

Following the success of The Speech at Guildford Fringe and Buxton Fringe in July 2014 a new professional production has been launched with rewrites and updates to reflect the Scottish referendum result which is referenced in the play

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The Door

The Door

After a 5 year break, The Door is back with a new production under the supervision of director Rob Swinton and the Damn Cheek Productions team.

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Fred and Georgie

Two contemporary writers, Fred and Georgie, believing themselves to be the significantly less talented descendants of George Sands and Frederick Chopin arrive in Valdemosa to recreate their ancestors’ winter (only they choose the summer) in search of inspiration and a new spark in their relationship. Read more…

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EARNSHAW PLAYS

Welcome to the website of Tony Earnshaw, writer. Please browse the pages and find detail of plays, poems, and other work including links to license holders for performance.

Tony Earnshaw has been writing for many years and writing has been his main focus since 2008. Prior to that Tony used his writing skills within his local community for a number of years including writing the Millennium Revue, The Man That Gave The Year Its Number.

Tony’s poetry has also been used for the benefit of communities further afield. Following a sponsored bike ride in Kenya, Tony’s imagination and heart was captured by the charity, New Ways, and he went on to publish a book of poems sold to raise funds for this charity.

More recently, Tony received the Michael Caine Award for Best New Writing at the Leatherhead Drama Festival 2009 and 2011 and the Best New Writing award at the Woking Drama Festival in 2013. He also won the national award for new writing, the George Taylor Memorial Award, in 2010. His plays have been performed in London and the south east, and in Edinburgh and New York.

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A day to focus on the positive

A day to focus on the positive

Positive? Okay, it’s a tricky day. The day the US abandons decency, respectability and leadership, for now at least, by...

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