What We Do

Words of Colour Productions is a social enterprise that creates programmes for budding and established writers of all genres. We also work with creative practitioners, SMEs and voluntary and community organisations to get their ideas, work and writing seen, heard and archived.

Our tailored programmes, products and solutions are inclusive and draw on an experienced team as well as delivery partners and contacts from the media and creative industries. We deliver through training, consultancy, events, e-learning and contract publishing. Read our objectives

Featured Highlight

See the photos from our launch of author Yvvette Edwards' second book The Mother in front of a capacity audience at Waterstones Piccadilly. Photo credit: Lee Townsend.

Videos and Podcasts

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    Videos and Podcasts

    Watch our exclusive interview with student actors, directors and playwrights on the National Youth Theatre's innovative Playing Up programme at Arcola Theatre.

What’s Going On

Testimonials

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    "To find a network for writers that inspires creativity without compromise is rare, but also admirable, which is why Words of Colour is so important."

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    "Theatre Royal Stratford East programmes a range of productions that appeal to a wide demographic. Words of Colour has been instrumental in helping us reach this diverse community."

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  • Read our review by @DesiLekh of #LoveAcrossABrokenMap, an #anthology from South #Asian #writers @DahliaBooks https://t.co/2sddYrjIDJ -Nylah - posted on 27/07/2016

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