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LATEST NEWS

6 December 2018

POETS INUA ELLAMS AND HUSSAIN MANAWER JOIN JUDGING PANEL FOR WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS

Awards presented in association with the National Literacy Trust

Best-selling author Dan Freedman joins as an Ambassador

First News returns as Media Partner for 2019

Deadline for entries: 18 March 2019

To submit entries, visit: www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com

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31 October 2018

‘Do Something Wicked’ This Autumn By Planting Trees

The cast and company of the West End and Broadway musical sensation WICKED are once again aiming to raise thousands of pounds to boost the Woodland Trust’s tree planting initiatives.

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25 October 2018

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS LAUNCHES 9TH YEAR AT THE LOOGABAROOGA LITERARY FESTIVAL

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the ninth year of the annual national creative writing competition. Entries close on 18 March 2019. Full details can be found at www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com

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27 September 2018

WICKED CELEBRATES 12TH BIRTHDAY

ALREADY THE 5TH LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL CURRENTLY PLAYING IN LONDON
WICKED
, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, celebrates its landmark 12th birthday today (27 September 2018) at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where the “hugely popular show” (The Times) continues an open-ended run.

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21 June 2018

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2018 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS

7 year old from Derbyshire composes a poem showing great empathy for a homeless man

FOR GOOD winner writes an empowering letter to a baby girl about sisterhood and self-belief

A growing awareness of an ageing population and dementia voiced as a common theme

Ed Balls, Cressida Cowell and Caleb Femi amongst this year’s panel of judges

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19 June 2018

THIS CHRISTMAS, THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME AS WICKED FLIES BACK TO MANCHESTER

ACCLAIMED UK & IRELAND TOUR PREMIERED AT THE PALACE THEATRE IN 2013
AND NOW RETURNS FOR A FINAL TIME FROM 4 DECEMBER 2018

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REVIEWS

    "A WICKED AND WONDERFUL VISION OF OZ."

    Evening Standard

      "WICKED WILL ENTRANCE EVERY GENERATION IN WONDER, WIT AND SUSPENSE."

      Time Out London