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Author: Akua Gyamfi

Catherine Johnson Talks, Bullet Boy, Children’s Novels & BBC Audio Drama

With a string of accolades under her belt – teacher, acclaimed children’s novelist, co-writer of Bullet Boy (2004) starring Ashley Walters, Catherine Johnson has branched out into the world of audio drama with her first radio Play, Fresh Berries which is a challenging, uncompromising, but compassionate play exploring the subject of men who lure young, vulnerable girls into the world of sex for money.

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Legendary UK rapper Ty overhears UK music industry bods’ controversial conversation about Black artists

This gentleman surely doesn’t need an introduction but here goes anyway.  Ty is one of the UK’s longstanding and well loved and respected representatives of British Hip Hop blah, blah, blah, yadda, yadda, yadda. You should know who he is okay!  What we want to talk about is Ty’s recent stint as the Black James Bond. For whilst on a recent train journey to (he will explain where) he overheard a somewhat controversial conversation… and nosey-parker that I am, I had to ask him what went down…  What the hell happened on Monday? So yesterday, I was on my way to Andover,...

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86% #OutOf100 – The Color Purple at The Menier Chocolate Factory

It’s one of my favourite films and has been since I was a young child. Starring my two favourite females Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg, the special connection I have with The Color Purple can’t be explained, but I know I’m not alone. The sparse yet impactful tale told by Alice Walker and brought to exuberant life by Stephen Spielberg in 1986 is an all time classic. Fast forward to 2007 watching an episode of Oprah and hearing one my favourite women, talk about the Broadway resurrection of one of my favourite films with one of my favourite singers...

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