BOLDtext are a collective of professional playwrights from the West Midlands specialising in site-specific and topical theatre.

Bold writing from the West Midlands’ leading writers’ collective

Coming Soon

We’re exploring Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, seeking out intriguing stories, unusual locations and entertaining characters for a brand new show his September.

Presented as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival and Birmingham Heritage Week. Supported by Arts Council England and the Sir Barry Jackson Trust.

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Thrive with Arts Connect

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Arts Connect works to ensure that every child and young person in the West Midlands is able to benefit from engagement with the arts.

They recently awarded us a bursary to explore how 14-25 year-olds engage with short-form digital content and how this can be applied to attracting younger audiences to the theatre.

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Past Shows

Poster for Power of Invention at Soho House Museum

Over 20 evenings of new plays at The Rep, a promenade show set in a Victorian prison that was so popular people actually wanted to go back to jail, a theatrical walking tour of Digbeth revealing our most private memories, and a garden party with the ‘lunaticks’ of Soho House…

For eight busy working writers, we’ve done a lot since we started working together.

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