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Bola Agbaje

Dates: 
1981-
Gender: 
Female
Place of birth: 
London

Biography

Bola Agbaje born in South London to Nigerian parents is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. In 2006 Agbaje enrolled in the Royal Court Theatre's 'Critical Mass' Young Writers Programme, and there she developed her debut play, Gone Too Far! which premiered at the Royal Court Theatre and won the 2008 Olivier Award for Outstanding achievement in an Affiliated Theatre. In 2009 Agbaje was commissioned by the Tricycle Theatre to write a play for the Not Black or White Season. This was followed in 2010 with her second play for the Royal Court Theatre, Off the Endz.

Publications

Title Date Publisher
Gone Too Far 2007 Methuen Drama
Not Black and White 2009 Methuen Drama
Women, Power and Politics: Now 2010 Nick Hern Books
Off the Endz 2010 Methuen Drama
Belong 2012 Methuen Drama

Critical sources

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