Word of Colour

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December 18th, 2018

Heather Marks reviews an original collection of short stories and podcasts, part of an innovative multimedia imprint No Bindings with a focus on Rwandan...

December 16th, 2018

It's panto season - oh yes it is! Joy Francis almost falls under the campalicious spell of modern retelling of the classic fairy tale...

December 12th, 2018

The award-winning Nine Night supplies deep therapy through laughter, says our new reviewer Tamera Heron.

November 30th, 2018

Despite its short run, Ifeyinwa Frederick’s debut play The Hoes packs a punch, says Cherise Lopes-Baker.

November 23rd, 2018

Award-winning writer Ola Awonubi tackles the made shades of love in her latest book Naija Love Stories. Barbara Grant explains why she found the...

November 21st, 2018

In his play The Dark, award-winning poet Nick Makoha shines a light on the perilous journey of him as a four year old and...

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...