Archive for the Culture Category
The 25th Anniversary Production of my play Boy with Beer,’ Britain’s first ever black gay drama, hits the Kings Head Theatre from 8-26 November 2016.
Slip under the covers of 90’s Brixton with upwardly mobile photographer Karl and swaggering homeboy Donovan as they explore their most intimate desires while squaring up to social expectations and their innermost fears.
My Royalist mother must have been smiling down at me from her seat on the right-hand side of God, as the taxi arrived 1)Monday, 12th November 2007 to pick me up to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Today 2)Saturday 1st December 2007 would have been her seventy-third birthday, so I hope she’s still smiling down at me as I write this little missive.
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Shortly before my thirtieth birthday, I decided to apply for The Carl Foreman Award organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). All entrants had to be British, under 30 years old, and submit a full-length screenplay with a completed application form. The winner of the competition would receive a bursary for six months of study at a leading US film school specialising in screenwriting.