Taking Flight New Writing Festival
  • Brighton Fringe

'Taking Flight' is Red Dragonfly Productions successful New Writing Programme, where we showcase new work by up and coming writers.In this fourth season Taking Flight Competition will help new and emerging BESEA playwrights develop their exciting ideas and stories. The winning full length 1 hour play is showcased at Rotunda Bubble and rehearsed readings of runners up are free to attend at Rotunda Squeak throughout Brighton Fringe.Check out programme of plays on www.reddragonflyproductions.co.ukSupported by funding from Arts Council England.'I cried twice and lost count of the times I laughed... it hits all the right notes' Everything Theatre on Taking Flight 2017'Fast paced... with much entertainment... Red Dragonfly Productions has exceeded expectations' LiveTheatreUK on Taking Flight 2017

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