Word of Colour

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September 16th, 2018

Award-winning writer and playwright Vinay Patel's latest play is the epic An Adventure, a love story spanning sixty years and three countries and is...

August 28th, 2018

Award-winning director Spike Lee has captured everyone's attention with his latest offering BlacKkKlansman, the audacious tale of Colorado police force's first black cop Ron...

August 27th, 2018

The style influence and fashion sensibilities of British Caribbeans is chronicled by fashion designer and entrepreneur Lorna Holder in her new book Style in...

August 27th, 2018

Critically acclaimed actor and playwright Arinzé Kene's star is on the rise with his praised play Misty transferring to the West End and an...

August 5th, 2018

Actress, screenwriter and playwright Elizabeth Bisola is not only attrating attention for her writing, but she is providing opportunities for up and coming talent...

August 3rd, 2018

CG Menon's debut short story collection is full of mythological creatives, monsters and vampires and explores the human condition. Written with great skill, elegance...

June 26th, 2018

Joy Francis is in no doubt why Nottingham playwright Mufaro Makubika's play Shebeen won the Alfred Fagon Award 2017. With stellar performances and bold...

June 22nd, 2018

Dion Boucicault’s 1859 play The Octoroon has been adapted and reworked by American playwright Branden Jacob-Jenkins. Taking its name from the antiquated racist term...

June 19th, 2018

Heather Marks explains why she is impressed with award-winning playwright Anna Deavere Smith's return to the London stage with her verbatim theatre piece -...