The Natura Contemporary Theatre Company is based in North Gloucestershire and subsumed the Writers and Directors Workshop in 2018. Its Artistic Director and Resident Playwright is Caroline Summerfield. As a company dedicated to producing new writing for the stage and radio it takes an innovative approach to new work. It combines the urban with the rural and tours its work in the UK. As a relatively new company and in recognition of the quality of its productions, the Natura Contemporary Theatre Company was awarded Arts Council Lottery Funding in 2018, 2019 and 2020.