What on earth is a dramaturg?

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Media captionWhat is a Dramaturg?

It is a word you might never have heard of, and a job you might never have known existed.

But dramaturgs are all the rage backstage in theatres, and even more traditional venues like the Royal Opera House.

For my vlog this week, I tracked down Uzma Hameed - a member of this rare but flourishing species - to find out what on earth a dramaturg is and does.