Today I want to share with you, one of the world’s great playwrights that I look up to and she is no other person than JANICE OKOH.

 

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      JANICE OKOH, daughter of the late Kaliku of Owaland in the ika NorthEast Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. She was born, raised and lives in South East London. Janice read Law at Keele University and worked with International Law Firms in the City of London before going to do her Masters degree in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. The Real House (Three Birds) is her full-length theatre play. Egusi Soup is another theatre play written by her. Janice has had work produced for radio and currently teaches English as a Foreign Language.
She won the Bruntwood playwrighting competition in 2011 and was shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award and the Alfred Fagon Award for her play The Real House (Three Birds).

The following links below are some of the sites you can learn more about JANICE OKOH

Playwright Janice Okoh on The Bruntwood Prize

Janice Okoh on taking Egusi Soup from page to stage

Egusi Soup is served up again as playwright secures first major tour of her work

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