TBB Talks to … Suzette Llwellyn and Suzanne Packer


Actresses & educators Suzette Llwellyn and Suzanne Packer have recently come together to add ‘author’ to their list of achievements.

Birthed during lockdown the pair curated ‘Still Breathing: 100 Black Voices on Racism’ is an anthology of 100 testimonies describing the impact of racism on the lives of people of African descent.

Published by HarperCollins the book brings together a cross-section of people from all walks of life. Among the contributors are Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, Paul Boateng, Dotun Adebayo, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Bonnie Greer, Vaughan Gething, Nadine White, Arthur Torrington, Sharon D Clarke, Beverley Randall, WWII veteran Allan Willmot. 

As co-founders of the groundbreaking all-black woman cabaret collective The Bibi Crew and with both sharing inspiring careers on screen and stage, Suzette and Suzanne discuss why their new book is so important.

Still Breathing: 100 Black Voices on Racism is available to buy now from all popular online retailers. Please buy independent where possible!