Announcing the shortlist for the 25th Alfred Fagon Award and the inaugural Mustapha Matura Award and Mentoring Programme

Published: Monday, 22nd November 2021, 12:43pm

Here is the shortlist for the 25th Alfred Fagon Award for Best New Play of the Year.

Lava by Benedict Lombe
The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars by Dipo Baruwa-Etti
AHEMMAA (QUEENS) by Louisa Hayford
Family Tree by Mojisola Adebayo
HOW I LEARNED TO SWIM by Somebody Jones
The Darkest Part of the Night by Zodwa Nyoni
The Alfred Fagon Award is supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation.

We’re also thrilled to announce the shortlist for the inaugural Mustapha Matura Award and Mentoring Programme.

Heroes by Chakira Alin
No Strings Attached by Charles Kofi Afedzi Entsie
To Be You by Esohe Uwadiae
the egba revolt: protests, hymns and caskets by lanaire aderemi

NEED TO KNOW: The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Friday, 3rd December at Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, London, SE1 9PX. The Mustapha Matura Award and Mentoring Programme is supported by Estate of Mustapha Matura, Garrick Charitable Trust and The Henry Kent Trust and many individual donors. For more information about the Award and to attend the Award ceremony contact Administrator & Creative Producer Pauline Walker | 07896 413 575 | |