Word of Colour

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August 10th, 2019

Tricia Wombell, a relative newcomer to poetry reviewing, explains why she is enamoured with A Portable Paradise, Roger Robinson's raw, powerful and inspiring new...

July 31st, 2019

Inua Ellams acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles gets its third outing after first bursting onto the National Theatre's stage in 2017, this time at the...

July 30th, 2019

Heather Marks reviews Summer Rolls, the first British Vietnamese play to be staged in the UK.

July 29th, 2019

Reshma Ruia is taken with the 10 stories featured in The Book of Tehran, an anthology where the protagonists grapple with loneliness, love, parental...

July 16th, 2019

An Indian Abroad is a hilarious inversion of the colonial explorer adventure by Pariah Khan, the alter ego of writer and performer Hari Ramakrishnan,...

July 16th, 2019

seven methods of killing kylie jenner by debut playwright Jasmine Lee-Jones put cultural appropriation through the social media influencer par excellence Kylie Jenner in...

July 12th, 2019

Heather Marks, our content and events coordinator and Bristol lead, has been awarded funding through Arts Council England's Developing Your Creative Practice grant to...

July 11th, 2019

Ashley Hickson-Lovence's debut novel The 392 celebrates the diversity of East London from the view of a bus that becomes the book's main protagonist...

July 4th, 2019

One Night in Miami speculates what happened on the 25th February 1964, the night Cassius Clay (before he became Muhammed Ali), soul star Sam...