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Weathering the storms and storming Prague

Three theatre companies from Hastings storm the Prague Fringe Festival. Local playwright and staunch local theatre advocate, John Knowles writes.

Posted 10:02 Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 In: Performance Tags: Caravan of Love Emma Carding First Heard Hamlet an Experience It's Not Us John Knowles. Theatre Nation Tom Daldry

‘First Heard Shorts’ script-writing competition

If you have ever had a desire to be a script writer, or you already are and have a short play script idea you think is a winner, if you fancy hearing your words read by professional actors, or you just have a story to tell, then ‘First Heard* Shorts’ is a competition with your name on it. The competition has been organised by local writer and script developer, John Knowles, in support of The Hastings Fringe Festival. John is a prolific writer and producer and despite his busy schedule, continues to support local writers and theatre projects.

Posted 09:09 Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: First Heard Hastings fringe Festival John Knowles. script theatre Writing

The Bloody Death Of Edmund Ironside: First Heard

Local filmmaker and writer, Glyn Carter, joins the ranks of local writers who have benefited from the innovative ‘First Heard’ project run by John Knowles at The Electric Palace Cinema, where he showcases his new play The Bloody Death Of Edmund Ironside at The Electric Palace Cinema on Wednesday the 15 March. 

Posted 09:40 Friday, Mar 10, 2017 In: Performance Tags: 1016 1066 Aethelred Canute Eadric The Grasper Streona First Heard History. Script writing John Knowles. Queen Emma The Bollody Death of Edmund Ironside

Toby Belch Is Unwell

First Heard presents Toby Belch is Unwell, a darkly comic monologue from John Knowles featuring Sidney Kean and lots of alcohol, as John explains.

Posted 17:01 Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 In: Performance Tags: 12th Night Electric Palace cinema Hastings First Heard John Knowles. Shakespeare Sidney Kean Toby Belch

Fried Onions and First Heard

John Knowles writes about the re-emergence of ‘First Heard’, a project he first set up at The Observer Theatre, with the intention of supporting local playwrights.

Posted 07:50 Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 In: Performance Tags: Cheryl White Comsat Angels First Heard Fried Onions At The Cosmic Cafe Glastonbury John Knowles. Julian Cope Kate Tym New plays Patrick Kealey scriptwriting The Electric Palace cinema The Revillos theatre UFO's

The Weekend Break

The Weekend Break by Cheryl White comes to the OB Theatre, Hastings on July 20th 2016.

Posted 17:53 Friday, Jul 15, 2016 In: Performance Tags: Cheryl White First Heard John Knowles. New plays Observer building playwrights The Weekend Break theatre
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