Word of Colour

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August 27th, 2019

Korantema Anyimadu speaks about the importance of representation, and why she created the 'Black Hair and Heritage' project.

August 27th, 2019

Sophie Jai reviews literary novel Celestial Bodies, an intergenerational narrative exploring love, loss and identity.

August 10th, 2019

Tricia Wombell, a relative newcomer to poetry reviewing, explains why she is enamoured with A Portable Paradise, Roger Robinson's raw, powerful and inspiring new...

July 31st, 2019

Inua Ellams acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles gets its third outing after first bursting onto the National Theatre's stage in 2017, this time at the...

July 30th, 2019

Heather Marks reviews Summer Rolls, the first British Vietnamese play to be staged in the UK.

July 29th, 2019

Reshma Ruia is taken with the 10 stories featured in The Book of Tehran, an anthology where the protagonists grapple with loneliness, love, parental...

July 16th, 2019

An Indian Abroad is a hilarious inversion of the colonial explorer adventure by Pariah Khan, the alter ego of writer and performer Hari Ramakrishnan,...

July 16th, 2019

seven methods of killing kylie jenner by debut playwright Jasmine Lee-Jones put cultural appropriation through the social media influencer par excellence Kylie Jenner in...

July 12th, 2019

Heather Marks, our content and events coordinator and Bristol lead, has been awarded funding through Arts Council England's Developing Your Creative Practice grant to...