What We Do

Words of Colour Productions is a social enterprise that has created programmes for budding and established writers of all genres for seven years. 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 photographs from The Great Sports Debate featuring record breaking Olympian Christine Ohuruogu.

Videos and Podcasts

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    Videos and Podcasts

    Watch our trailer for We Are Family, a 30 minute film on organ donation in the black community for the Gift of Living Donation charity.

What’s Going On

Talawa tours Arthur Miller's All My Sons
Talawa Theatre Company
February 2015

Changing State
Hen and Chickens Theatre
3-14 February 2015

True Brits @ The VAULT Festival 2015
The Vaults, London
4-22 February 2015

The Scottsboro Boys transfers to the West End
Garrick Theatre
Until 21 February 2015

National Theatre’s On Demand in Schools initiative
National Theatre
From September 2015

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."

  • Testimonials

    "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."

Latest Tweets


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  • .@violadavis Congrats from #London on your @SAGawards for @HowToGetAwayABC. Much deserved. We've enjoyed your talent for years. - posted on 26/01/2015

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