PHILLIS IN BOSTON – NEW RESEARCH
Phillis in London – an original new play
To accompany the release of the extract, the US Embassy hosted a discussion of the work with US and UK guest speakers. https://twitter.com/USAinUK/
Phillis is one of the few Black women to have a Blue Plaque in her honour erected in London
Keynote address at Literary London Society, Lost Voice Conference, 2021 – Portrait of the Artist as an Enslaved Woman: Phillis in London
Africa Writes Literary Festival, presentation 2018
We’ve done exciting readings of the play at several events, including in Ghana.
Rehearsed reading at the Errol Barrow Arts Centre, Barbados, during the African Theatre Association annual conference, June 2018
Rehearsed reading at Global Morrison conference, University of Greenwich, June 2017
We’re developing arts and education programmes with several partners including the historical sites Phillis visited.
Other partners are the US Embassy, Benjamin Franklin House, British Library Eccles Centre, Margaret Busby SOAS Scholarship, Patrick Vernon Every Generation Foundation, and Diane Abbott MP.