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Diane Samuels

INTERVIEW: Playwright Diane Samuels talks about Kindertransport

Playwright and author Diane Samuels spoke of her play Kindertransport and the real- life events that inspired it. Can you tell us a little about the Kindertransport story? Between 1938 and the outbreak of the Second World War, almost 10,000 children, most of them Jewish, were sent by their parents from Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria to […]

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Playwright Inua Ellams on Barber Shop Chronicles

INTERVIEW: Playwright Inua Ellams – Barber Shop Chronicles

The Playhouse’s first co-production with the National Theatre, Barber Shop Chronicles is the dynamic new play inspired by a Chapeltown barber, written by rising literary star Inua Ellams (Black T-Shirt Collection, the National Theatre, The 14th Tale, Fringe First winner). Vibrant and joyous, Barber Shop Chronicles spans continents following African men from London to Johannesburg, […]

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