As part of our partnership with Theatre Royal Winchester we’re deliving the Young Critics scheme. An opportunity for young people in the South West of England to engage in a series of workshops by theatre critics and writers.

A Younger Theatre’s Artistic Director, who used to write extensively as a critic for AYT, led the first session. You can hear the highlights of this session through the Theatre Royal Winchester’s Sound Cloud or by clicking the player below.

Advice in this session includes consequences of your writing, making a living and what a theatre critic is.

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If you’re interested in the Young Critics scheme see the Theatre Royal Winchester’s website where bookings are now taking place. Further audio from other critics including Lyn Gardner (the Guardian), Matt Truman (WhatsOnStage) and Mark Shenton (The Stage) will be published soon.