BROADCHURCH creator Chris Chibnall will be joining a host of professionals at a special conference at Salisbury Playhouse on Saturday, April 12 for writers, directors, designers and artists based in the south west region.

South West Theatre Makers Conference: New Work vs New Writing is a one day event that has been organised as part of Theatre Fest West.

Also present will be playwright Barney Norris and there will be a panel discussion involving representatives from Salisbury Playhouse. The conference takes place from 10am to 5pm. Tickets cost £20 and are available from Salisbury Playhouse’s box office on 01722 320333.

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