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Playwright Martin Travers on how Cupid, Draw Back you Bow came about

The WAC Ensemble  is a theatre company for care experienced young adults aged 18-26.  It offers a positive, supportive and empowering creative space where to explore and learn about all aspects of a professional theatre and develop creative talents. For their latest project, the group have created their own horror story for radio, Cupid Draw Back Your Bow . Here, Playwright Martin Travers tells us more about how this project began: The WAC Ensemble were meeting weekly over Zoom from April with me and director Colin White this year and we started to talk about films we have watched recently. We quite quickly started to discuss horror movies. What we liked about them. What worked. What didn’t work. What made a story scary and gripping? The group have continued to meet regularly online. Everyone was getting quite excited about the horror genre, so we decided as a company to try to make our own horror story for radio. We chose a style because the ongoing COVID 19 restrictions meant that a

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