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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...

November 7th, 2018

The National Youth Theare knocks it out of the park, yet again, with the absurd period rom-com Victoria’s Knickers which explores the intimate relationship...

October 23rd, 2018

Women of colour-generated stories about the sex lives of women of colour are few and far between. Award-winning copywriter Almaz Ohene has decided to...

October 5th, 2018

Poet, dancer and lyricist Debris Stevenson has taken her love of Grime and passion for young people and woven it into her electric play...

September 16th, 2018

Award-winning writer and playwright Vinay Patel's latest play is the epic An Adventure, a love story spanning sixty years and three countries and is...