Bola Agbaje

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Bola Agbaje FRSL is an award-winning playwright of Nigerian origin.[1]

Career[edit]

Agjabe's first play Gone Too Far! was produced at the Royal Court Theatre in London, where it won the 2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.[2][3] It was later revived for very brief runs at the Albany Theatre and Hackney Empire.[4]

Agjabe also wrote the play The Burial.[5]

In 2018, Agbaje was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature as part of new wave of admissions to the Society designed 'to address historical biases'.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Agbaje has said that she believes in God, but does not follow Christianity or Islam.[7] Her brother served time in prison.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080501163405/http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8821209377116
  2. ^ https://royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/gone-too-far-on-tour-2/
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080501163405/http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8821209377116
  4. ^ https://royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/gone-too-far-on-tour-2/
  5. ^ https://www.timeout.com/london/theatre/the-burial-2
  6. ^ Flood, Alison (2018-06-28). "Royal Society of Literature admits 40 new fellows to address historical biases". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-07-03.
  7. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080501163405/http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8821209377116
  8. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080501163405/http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8821209377116