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Step into Playwriting with Martin Lynch

‘Playwright Martin Lynch’s work demonstrates a strong social conscience, is occasionally controversial, and can be blackly humorous.’ – Culture Northern Ireland

A rare opportunity to engage in a lively class with one of Ireland’s stage ‘greats’, this session will explore where stories come from and how to find them. Martin will focus on key elements required when you start to write a play and advise on creating distinctive, three dimensional characters. Students will be asked to write a short one or two-page scene with special attention paid to good dialogue.

Martin Lynch has written plays for many companies, including the Lyric Theatre, the Abbey Theatre, Charabanc and Paines Plough. He has producued and toured widely throughout the UK, Ireland, New York and Australia. He has written several radio plays for BBC Radio 3 and 4 and RTE. He also co-wrote the screenplay of for the Hollywood movie, A Prayer for the Dying, staring Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson and Bob Hoskins.

Saturday, 3 November, 10.00am – 1.00pm at Abbey Lane Theatre Armagh.

Find more information about John O’Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Programme on http://thejohnoconnorwritingschool.com

Book places: https://visitarmagh.com/johnoconnor

John O’Connor Writing School Courses booked up to 4 October automatically receive a 15% discount off enrolment price.