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Conversations with contemporary playwrights hosted by The Alfred Fagon Series
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Join up and coming Playwright Diana Nneka Atuona in conversation with Journalist and Playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero.

Diana Nneka Atuona’s first play Liberian Girl was placed in the top 25 plays for the Verity Bargate Award, was longlisted for the 2013 Bruntwood Prize and won the 2013 Alfred Fagon Award for Best New Play of the Year. In June 2014, a staged presentation of Liberian Girl was performed at the Summit to end Sexual Violence during Conflict, hosted by William Hague MP and Special Envoy to the UN, Angelina Jolie. Liberian Girl is currently playing at the Royal Court (7 – 31 January 2015).

Juliet Gilkes Romero is a journalist and playwright. She freelances for Sky News and has been a television journalist with the BBC reporting from countries including Cuba, Ethiopia, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Juliet’s play Razing Cane was shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award. Her latest play Upper Cut is currently playing at Southwark Playhouse (14 January – 7 February 2015).

The evening includes a raffle to win a selection of play anthologies from Oberon Books and a grand prize of either Theatre Tokens or a pair of theatre tickets.

With thanks to: Susie McKenna, Judith Jacob, Janet Steel and Afridiziak who have donated Theatre Tokens and Theatre 503 and Bristol Old Vic for donating a pair of theatre tickets.

The Alfred Fagon Award is supported by The Peggy Ramsay Foundation.

www.alfredfagonaward.co.uk

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