About us

The British Blacklist LTD is a media platform that celebrates the work of UK-based Black creatives and those of the wider Diaspora who work across Screen, Stage, Literature, and Sound.

Since 2012 The British Blacklist has been the go to platform for information about the exciting work of UK based Black storytellers from new talent to established household names to those who have become a part of Hollywood’s elite.

The brand consists of two entities, The British Blacklist editorial platform which features News, Reviews, and Interviews with Black Creatives from the UK and the wider Diaspora. And the soon to be relaunched black | listed Database of Black Creatives a comprehensive list of Black Creatives based in the UK and their body of work to date.

Our distinctive brand and consistent presence and support of Black creatives has resulted in The British Blacklist being the number 1 Black arts and entertainment  platform in the UK.

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Meet the team

Akua Gyamfi

Founder

Tamika Mitchell

Adele Oni

Contributing Writer & Interviewer

Audrey Owusu

Contributing Writer

Be Manzini

Contributing Writer & Interviewer

Chrystel Oloukoi

Contributing Writer

Descant Deb

Contributing Writer & Interviewer

Guest Contributor

Hannah Shury-Smith

Contributing Theatre Writer & Interviewer

Jennifer G. Robinson

Contributing Writer

Kofi Oteng

Contributing Writer

Leon Mayne

Contributing Writer

Nathan Hughes

Contributing Writer

Priscilla Owusu

Contributing Literature Writer

Sam Ellington

Contributing Writer

Sarah Ebockayuk

Contributing Writer

Shaka Ra

Contributing Writer

Whelan Barzey