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Upfront Comedy with a French Twist

Star Rating: **** Tricycle Theatre London NW6 Sunday 8th October 2017 Oh la la. A new season of Upfront Comedy got off to bang with something of a French theme, merci beaucoup to Parisienne Arielle Souma and French sounding South … Continue reading

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3.5 Minutes, Ten Bullets film review

Star rating: ***** Regent Street Cinema, London W1 Review date: Thursday 24th September 2015 Director: Marc Silver The curiously titled 3.5 Minutes Ten Bullets (Dogwoof films) precisely sums up the essence of this documentary. Namely that on Black Friday 2012 (irony upon … Continue reading

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Blackwood Scores Wembley Hat-trick

Comedy’s coming home to Wembley Black Comedy Awards Ceremony 2013 Crystal Banqueting Halls Wembley, London Thursday 19th December 2013 The BLACK COMEDY AWARDS 2013 took place on Thursday 19th December 2013 in Wembley. It was a very special year for … Continue reading

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Black to the future: Planning ahead for success

Black to the future: Planning ahead for success in 2011  Tiemo Talk of the Town Tuesday 7th December 2010 Toynbee Hall London E1 By Bunmi Williams On a bitterly cold night in December 2010, positive, forward thinking people, gathered to be … Continue reading

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Book a Comedienne … You what? Are you ‘avin a larf?

Why would anyone want to book or see a female Comedienne? Or Pilot, Engineer, mechanic or Cabbie for that matter?  It’s not a job for women is it?  Tell that to Gina Yashere, Jo Brand, Joan Rivers, Sarah Milligan, Shappi … Continue reading

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Are Black Women Beyond a Joke?

Are Black women beyond a joke? There. I said it, but before I answer the question, let´s focus on what it looks like on the surface. To be precise I’m curious as to why there seem to be so few … Continue reading

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Why has Black TV failed to progress beyond The Real McCoy?

***** Caribbean (IN)Visibility on British TV/Cinema Screens – CaribDirect Seminar Dominica High Commission London SW5 Thursday 5th December 2013 CaribDirect hosted an excellent seminar on the lack of Black presence on British TV and cinema screens as part of their … Continue reading

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