Wednesday, 21 April 2010

It's the final countdown

Yes we are counting down the days till the explosion of Golden Delilah at Theatre 503! Theatre 503 is experiencing a few technical problems, which as a result details of our show can not yet be seen on the theatre 503 website. If you wish to book tickets for the show below, please do the following:

Golden Delilah presents 7:1 Beyond Control 
VenueTheatre 503, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11
Transport:  Trains/ Overground - Clapham Junction Station and Battersea Park Station.
Buses: 44 ,49, 319, 344, 345, N19
Date: Monday 14th June 2010
Time: 7pm and 8.30pm
Tickets: £10/£8

a) call Theatre 503 Box office number: 020 8 978 7040

b) email them at:

c)  Check the website again: in the next few days.

Summer is fast approaching and so is Golden Delilah! We are very excited to notify you of our first production of 2010; 7:1 Beyond Control. Last year Golden Delilah successfully produced three compelling plays by Hannah Burke, Zoe Simon and Alexander Williams at the Hackney Empire. We now return in our second year to give you a dose of seven new invigorating, irresistible and intoxicating dramas by seven diverse writers.

Includes work by:


Joel HorwoodWinner of the Cameron Mackintosh Award, a Fringe First and the BBC / Royal Court ‘The 50’ award for emerging playwrights. Recent work includes Is Everyone OK? (National Tour) and The Count of Monte Cristo (West Yorkshire Playhouse). 
Graham Dickson:  Winner of Soho Theatre's Westminister Prize 2009, for Divine. His new play Hope Springs In Terminal will be appearing at the London Fringe Festival this summer. Film writing credits include the shorts Duty and Wright Words. Graham is also an Actor.
Zoe Simon:  One of Golden Delilah’s writers in residence, Zoe’s play Saturday Night was shortlisted for Off West End’s 2009 Adopt a Playwright Award. Other credits: Medea of Darfur (Hackney Empire), Scratch (White Bear Theatre) Head (Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe, Fringe First nomination).  
Serenah Cole: Serenah Cole is a poet and playwright, who has performed at Glastonbury Music Festival. She is part of the Royal Court’s Young Writers Programme having completed Critical Mass Writers Group and The Invitation Group and she is currently being developed by Theatre Writing Partnership.
Gbolahan Obisessian: A writer and director who has described as ‘personifying the future of Contemporary British Theatre.’ He is the Bulldog Princep Directors Bursary Recipient 2008 - 2009 at the National Theatre Studio and the recipient of the 2009 Jerwood Directors Award at the Young Vic. Recent work includes Sus (young Vic) which is currently on a national tour.
John R Gordon: Award-winning white Afrocentric writer of novels, plays and screenplays. He wrote for Noah's Arc, the world's first black gay TV series. His script for the feature Jumping The Broom was nominated for a NAACP Image Award. 
Hannah Burke:  Golden Delilah's writer in residence, Irish writer Hannah Burke contributed her outstanding writing to Mothers of Modern Ireland a documentary due for circulation in 2011. Recent work includes;The Bay (Edinburgh, Te Pooka which after a triumphant transferred to Theatre 503) Mum, Me (Tristan Bates Theatre). SKOLKA (London, Ireland, Belgium & Edinburgh Fringe) 


Bronagh Lagan: Young Person Theatre Representative of Britain for Contacting the World 2008, Sining Kambayako (Mawai City, Philippines), Wrong Place, Right Time (Contact Theatre, Manchester), Planet of the lost Children (Unity Theatre, Liverpool), She(New End Theatre, Hampsted). Assistant Director -Company Collisions’ Nothing Left Too Lose (Purcell Rooms, National Theatre London).
Laura Keefe: Present : Tense (Southwark Playhouse), Miniaturists (Arcola Theatre), Smithereens and The Sugar Syndrome (Workshop performances, Young Vic). As associate director: Is Everyone OK? (nabokov). As assistant director: Doctor Faustus (Watford Palace), Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare's Globe) and Roaring Trade (Soho Theatre).  

Scott Le Crass: The Forbidden Tree (Old Red Lion), The Vikings and Darwin (Watford Palace) Roberto Zucco, Pericles, Market Boy, The Laramie Project (Miskin Theatre).  Assistant Director -Kurt and Sid (Trafalgar Studios), Boy Get Girl (Arts Ed).
Melissa Dunne: Directing – Abstract Nouns (Soho Theatre), Extraction (Etcetera Theatre) The Space Between (Theatre 503 and Smirnoff Underbelly.) Assisting Includes - Everything Must Go, (Soho theatre), Cakehole (Hampstead Theatre)


Last year’s production: Under Her Skin generated an amazing high calibre of new work.......
"An intriguing and involving evening with three pieces of polished writing delivered with conviction and aplomb. Well-chosen and well-acted, you were convinced of the potential of each writer and were left wishing to see more!"
Sofie Mason, Director,
go on continue to stalk us, follow us and be nosey, you have more to gain than to lose.............

We are also on Ideas Tap!

GOLDENdelilah celebrating new writing dedicated to female roles, through work that reflects the real nature of the society we live in and offers real artistic opportunities to new writers.

17% of playwrights are women; 38% of stage roles are for women; 35% of TV roles are for women; of the top 250 films last year only 9% were directed by women.

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