Writing Opportunities in England

Bite the bullet For all you writers out there writing away waiting for your big break, my advice is to stop! Stop waiting! That is passive. Get active, take action and get noticed. People use the foll...

African Soldiers in World War I

‘Black Men in White Men’s War’ It is difficult to state the exact number of African soldiers in World War I. Hundreds of thousands of African men were conscripted in 1914 – 191...

Directing a Play – Success

The Paradox of a Director [Cont’d] Directing a play can be an exciting thing once you’ve overcome your fear there’s only one way forward. Here I outline my process and how I achieve ...

Directing a Play – Fear

The Paradox of a Director Directing a play is a task I study the most because of the paradox I experience in that role. It is my least favourite experience yet my most satisfying experience. Every dir...

Casting Call

Silent Screams Cast Required ‘Silent Screams’ is a compelling story of courage, resistance and self-sacrifice. Set in Nyasaland in 1917. Furious at the oppression on the plantations and the forced...

Silent Screams

Learning Through The Arts presents Silent Screams In association with asme Productions Written by Ademola Adeniji. Directed by Josephine Samson. The Broadway, Broadway, Barking, IG11 7LS 24th – 29th...

A Story of Courage and Sacrifice

Courage #MondayMotivation. I came across a video this morning of Kayode Ewumi delivering a TEDx Peckham talk. The young Black British storyteller of Nigerian descent is best known for his Hood Documen...

What do you bring to the table?

What are you about? I’m about three things: educate, inspire, motivate; above all I make things happen. People who really know me know that about me and I bring this attitude to the projects I w...

Who validates you?

Validate [verb] ~ demonstrate or support the truth or value of; to make something officially acceptable or approved, especially after examining it. I know I have started this post with a loaded word &...