• Abbensetts; Michael
    Born in Guyana, Michael Abbensetts moved to London in 1963, and began his career writing short stories. Inspired after seeing a...
  • Abuah; Anthony
    Award-winning filmmaker and playwright Anthony Abuah was born in Kenya to a Rwandan mother and Nigerian father. Abuah developed an...
  • Addai; Levi David
    Born in South London to Ghanaian parents, Levi David Addai began his playwrighting career whilst studying at Brunel University. His...
  • Adebayo; Mojisola
    Born in South London, Mojisola Adebayo is an actor, director, playwright and producer. She has been making theatre for over two decades...
  • Adetunji; Lydia
    Lydia Adetunji was born in Stockport and grew up in Nigeria before moving back to Britain. After graduating from Cambridge with a degree...
  • Agard; John
    John Agard was born in Guyana, and worked for the Guyana Sunday Chronicle newspaper as sub-editor and feature writer before moving to...
  • Agbaje; Bola
    Bola Agbaje born in South London to Nigerian parents is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. In 2006 Agbaje enrolled in the...
  • Agboluaje; Oladipo
    Born in Hackney and educated in both Britain and Nigeria, Oladipo Agboluaje began writing short stories at a young age. After completing...
  • Ajadi; Adewale
    Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, Adewale Ajadi is a playwright, storyteller and a qualified barrister.
  • Ajibade; Yemi
    Born in Nigeria in 1933, Yemi Ajibade is a playwright and actor. Ajibade's Parcel Post was presented at the Royal Court Theatre for...
  • Al-Hakim; Tawfiq
    Playwright, novelist and essayist Tawfiq Al-Hakim, was born in 1898 in Alexandria, Egypt to an Egyptian landowning father and an...
  • Ali; Jamal
    Jamal Ali was born in Guyana and is a playwright and poet. During the 1970s Ali founded RAPP (Radical Alliance of Poets and Player). Ali,...
  • Aluko; Tayo
    Born in Nigeria, playwright, producer and performer Tayo Aluko moved to England in 1978, where he studied architecture. As a baritone, he...
  • Amoroso; Ronald
    Ronald Amoroso was a playwright and director from Trinidad and Tobago. His play the Blood Clot was first staged in Trinidad in 1970 and...
  • Andi; Su
    SuAndi OBE born in Hulme, Manchester is of British and Nigerian heritage. A poet, writer and librettist, in more recent years she has...
  • Archibald; Douglas
    Douglas Archibald was born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad in 1919. His first play Junction Village won the Readers and Writers Guild prize...
  • Ashton; Zawe
    A drama graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University, Zawe joined the National Youth Theatre after professionally acting in...
  • Aymer; Geoff
    Geoff Aymer is a writer, comedian and actor. Aymer's plays have been performed at the Hackney Empire, Theatre Royal Stratford East and...