Kwame Kwei-Armah

Kwame Kwei-Armah

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Kwame Kwei-Armah, one of this year's judges for the International Radio Playwriting Competition, talks about why you should enter.


Kwame Kwei- Armah's triptych of plays set in the African Caribbean community -Elmina's Kitchen- Fix up and Statement of Regret premiered at the National Theatre between 2003 and 2007.

He has also written and directed two succesful productions of Let There Be Love at London's Tricycle Theatre; and his Walter's War was screened by the BBC in remembrance of the first black commissioned officer in the First World War.

He is a member of the board of the National Theatre and was awarded an honoury doctorate from the Open University in 2008.

International radio playwriting competition