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November 15th, 2018

Award-winning playwright Iman Qureshi tackles homosexuality in the Muslim community in his play The Funeral Director. Although the play grapples with weighty topics, Cherise...

November 11th, 2018

Musicals are popular and big business, as shown by Hamilton. But how do you write one? Lorna Wells decided to take the plunge and...

November 8th, 2018

debbie tucker green is an enigma, much like her exquisitely crafted plays. With ear for eye, which confidently grapples with the realities of racism...

November 7th, 2018

The National Youth Theare knocks it out of the park, yet again, with the absurd period rom-com Victoria’s Knickers which explores the intimate relationship...

October 23rd, 2018

Women of colour-generated stories about the sex lives of women of colour are few and far between. Award-winning copywriter Almaz Ohene has decided to...

October 5th, 2018

Poet, dancer and lyricist Debris Stevenson has taken her love of Grime and passion for young people and woven it into her electric play...

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...