Bola Agbaje

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Bola Agbaje FRSL is a playwright of Nigerian origin. [1]

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Career

Agbaje'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] [1] It was later revived for very brief runs at the Albany Theatre and Hackney Empire. [2]

Agjabe also wrote the play The Burial. [3]

In 2018, Agbaje was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (RSL), one of 40 under the age of 40 elected in an RSL initiative designed "to address historical biases". [4]

Personal life

Agbaje has said that she believes in God, but does not follow Christianity or Islam. [1] Her brother served time in prison. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "The Write Stuff: Stenham & Other Courtiers", What's On Stage, 28 April 2008.
  2. 1 2 "Gone Too Far! on Tour", Royal Court, 2008.
  3. Bayes, Honour (7 May 2013), "The Burial" (review), Time Out .
  4. Flood, Alison (28 June 2018). "Royal Society of Literature admits 40 new fellows to address historical biases". The Guardian . Retrieved 3 July 2018.