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#EightWomen – Your Vote Counts

Originally posted on Media Diversified:
by Rudy Katoch Today we launch our #EightWomen Poll. 134 Notable Women of Colour, all successful in their fields, all have made a difference – but who would you vote has changed the U.K? The eight women will be revealed at Media Diversity UK’s launch event in late November. You…

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Don’t Look Back in Patriarchy

In my opinion, Osborne’s classic was mainly white-boy bluster. I much prefer this: A Taste of Honey (Student Editions) by Shelagh Delaney My rating: 4 of 5 stars Delaney wrote this little play, about a working class mother and daughter struggling in Manchester when she was only 18. Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop developed and produced… Continue reading Don’t Look Back in Patriarchy

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One Person is a Fiction #1

I am transcribing some extracts from a 1999 interview I recently read with playwright Tony Kushner. The interviewer is theatre producer Richard Eyre and this comes from his book, Talking Theatre which I’ve reviewed here Did you know what [Angels in America] was going to be about when you wrote it? I knew that I… Continue reading One Person is a Fiction #1