Theatre, Writing, and Influences

Theatre Writer Writing: Art by Adolla

As Boy with Beer is revived at The King’s Head Theatre nearly twenty-five years after its debut at The Man in the Moon Theatre, I’ve been on the media trail to drum up publicity for the production. Here’s a selection of Questions & Answers about the play, this latest production, and the writing process that first appeared on The Colourful Network website.

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Kings Head Theatre Revives Boy with Beer

Black gay men's classic Boy with Beer at Kings Head Theatre

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

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FELA! The Musical

FELA! The Musical

Fela is a new musical directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones with a book by Jim Lewis, in which audiences are welcomed into the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend Fela

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Dutchman (1966) 55 mins

Dutchman

Dutchman (1966) is the 55 mins film adaptation of Armri Baraka’s shocking one-act stageplay, first presented at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City in March, 1964. It won the Obie Award for best off-Broadway play, putting Baraka, who was actively contributing to five other plays at the time, into the public limelight. Actors: Shirley Knight, Al Freeman Jr., Frank Lieberman, Robert Calvert, Howard Bennett. Director: Anthony

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