Word of Colour


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.

January 10th, 2019

Hassan Govia is a new player in theatreland. He launched Unshaded Arts last year and produced and staged his first play Boujie, which made...

December 21st, 2018

Acclaimed playwright Lynn Nottage's latest play Sweat is superlative, says Joy Francis.

December 19th, 2018

Wakandan magic hits The Convert, a great play written by Danai Gurira and starring Letitia Wright, which has much to say about the role...

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...