Rob Young – new writer in residence

Well this is exciting. South Shields-born writer Rob Young is returning to the NE to take on our brand new writer in residence post. Everybody wave hello.


Here’s a few of the things he’s done:

Miranda, starring Christina Ricci                                    Midsummer Night’s Dream

Official selection, Sundance                                             (Royal Shakespeare Company / Google)

Audience award, Raindance

Here’s a few of the things he will do:

student masterclass

public masterclass

a new creative project anchored in the NE, shedding light and shaping understanding of attitudes to sex and love


What’s certain is he’ll add a real warmth and expertise to the project and we can’t wait to see what happens next…

Find out more here.