Word of Colour

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June 26th, 2019

Lynn Nottage's Pultizer Prize-winning play Sweat transfers to the West End for 50 performances and doesn't lose out in the process, says Joy Francis

June 25th, 2019

No Win Race by Derek Bardowell, is a well-researched read that gets you thinking about race, identity and what it means to be a...

June 20th, 2019

The Caryl Phillips classic play Strange Fruit is restaged as part of Bush Theatre's Passing the Baton season and proves to still be a...

June 20th, 2019

A game show to win a London flat as a way to secure a five year residency in the UK as a new immigrant...

June 17th, 2019

Poet and filmmaker Jay Bernard interrogates the 1981 New Cross Fire and Grenfell in a new multimedia poetry show called Surge at the Albany,...

June 3rd, 2019

Raymond George Ward's debut and self-published novel centres on the black experience of funding their lives in the wake of the Windrush generation's pardner...

June 2nd, 2019

Screenwriter and first time director Veronica McKenzie knocked it out of the park when she won the prestigious Pan African Film Festival Best Narrative...

June 1st, 2019

Our ability to live life to its fullest rather than die with regrets is at the heart of Our Town set in a fictional...

May 31st, 2019

Bullet Tongue Reloaded explores the harsh realities facing black teenagers drug running under country lines. Chama Kay is impressed with this bold piece of...