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Trix Worrell

Dates: 
1968-
Gender: 
Male
Place of birth: 
St. Lucia

Biography

Writer, director and composer Trix Worrell was born in St. Lucia and came to England when he was five. He wrote and directed his first play, School's Out in 1980, which was staged at the Royal Court Theatre. He became a trainee on the Arts Council's theatre director's course at the Albany Theatre in South London, where he had also worked as a teenager. In 1984, Worrell won Channel 4's 'Debut New Writers' competition with his play Mohicans, broadcast on the channel as Just Like Mohicans in 1985. In 1989 Worell wrote and produced Desmond's (Channel 4, 1989-94), and in 1998, Worrell received a lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal Television Society.

Publications

Title Date Publisher
Mixed Company: Three Early Jamaican Plays, by Sylvia Wynter, Louis Marriott, Cecily Waite, ed. Yvonne Brewster 2012 Oberon Books

Critical sources

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