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Benedict Lombe


Benedict Lombe is a Kinshasa-born British Congolese writer based in London. Her debut play Lava premiered at the Bush Theatre in 2021 to critical acclaim, including winning the 2022 Susan Smith Blackburne Prize (the first writer in the prize’s history to win for a debut play). Further theatre work includes a new commission for the Bush Theatre. Shifter’s, an attachment at the National Theatre Studio, a commission for the Charleston Festival and other new plays in development.




Year: 2021

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

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