Word of Colour


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...

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...