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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 -...

June 1st, 2018

As part of our Blast from the Past series, we unearth interviews, opinion pieces and reviews we published over the past 10 years, to...

June 1st, 2018

Cherise Lopes-Baker has co-founded a new intersectional feminist magazine to counter the continuing lack of diversity in mainstream publishing. Determined to challenge what she...

June 1st, 2018

Words of Colour's content and events coordinator Heather Marks relocated to Bristol to write her novel and connect with writers of colour in the...