Word of Colour


March 11th, 2019

Life in prison is showcased for real with Inside Bitch, performed by members of Clean Break theatre who have lived experience. Tamera Heron finds...

March 9th, 2019

Joy Francis is bowled over by the history-making all women of colour production of Shakespeare's Richard II at Shakespeare's Globe. Read her review.

March 2nd, 2019

Check out the opportunities to work with Words of Colour in London and Bristol

February 28th, 2019

Barbara Grant is recovering from reading Dreda Say Mitchell's lastest novel Spare Room, which she describes as 'gripping, brilliantly plotted and full of unsettling...

February 23rd, 2019

Athur Miller's lesser known play The American Clock gets a challenging outing at The Old Vic by daring director Rachel Chavkin. Joy Francis found...

February 21st, 2019

Tragedy, heart and memories unite four countries and four theatre companies in a simultaneously live-streamed production of the innovative Babylon Beyond Borders. Read Tamera...

February 7th, 2019

Words of Colour contributor and first time director Veronica McKenzie's debut film Nine Nights hits LA.

February 4th, 2019

Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins has followed his masterpiece Moonlight with If Beale Stree Could Talk and, says Cherise Lopes-Baker, it's a gem.

January 23rd, 2019

Ishy Din’s Approaching Empty is charming and witty and draws on his former life as a as a taxi driver, says Joy Francis.