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Theatre MA student wins playwriting prize

Posted on 22 August 2018

We are delighted that our MA student, Sophie Buckley, has won this year's York's Script Factor playwriting prize, hosted at York Theatre Royal.

Script Factor is an enormously successful competition in which playwrights pen short plays which are performed by actors and then voted on by the audience. The final saw five 15 minute plays performed to an audience in York Theatre Royal's Studio Theatre. Sophie's play, Liberty, explores the invention of Bitcoin and follows both the development of a new financial system and the relationship between Bitcoin's fictional inventor and his girlfriend. The piece was performed by Kate Hampson and Matthew Dangerfield.

Congratulations to Sophie for this award!