The third of three podcasts celebrating Black History Month
In our final podcast celebrating Black History Month, Landé Belo and Bianca Curaçao go international catching up with Nairobi-based writer, storyteller, director, actor, media trainer Maïmouna Jallow on creating theatre during lockdown and celebrating African traditions in theatre; we also hear from former Tower member, now Hollywood film actor, Edwin de la Renta on life after Tower. The drama section features Sweet Play by Amatesiro Doré; directed and presented by Maïmouna Jallow, (courtesy of Positively African); featuring Adewale Ajose, Beverlyn Atisa, Moza Muyabwa and Olasunkanmi Oyeniyi. Music and sound design by Franck Biyong.
A very special thanks to Maïmouna Jallow and Amatesiro Doré for allowing us to present Sweet Play from the anthology of reimagined folk tales, Story, Story! Story Come! Click here to access all the tales in the anthology
Thank you to all our contributors and our listeners. Special thanks to Valerie Paul, David Sprecher, Andrea Paul, Nancy P. Touzé and Jacqui Dickson for their responses to this episode’s listeners’ question.
This episode features music by Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells and Franck Biyong
Producers – Landé Belo, Bianca Curaçao and Colin Guthrie
Episode Content Editor – Landé Belo
Sound and Music Design – Colin Guthrie
Created by our members.
Recorded in isolation.
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Thank you to all our contributors and our listeners.