Janice Okoh at the Royal Exchange
‘Three Birds’ by UEA playwright Janice Okoh will receive its world premiere at the Royal Exchange Theatre in London this month before transferring to the Bush Theatre in London from 20 March – 20 April. Janice (pictured) graduated from the Scriptwriting strand of UEA’s MA in Creative Writing in 2008. Her previous works include ‘Egusi Soup’, which premiered at the 2009 Hotbed Festival and was toured by Menagerie, and ‘SE8′, which was broadcast in the Afternoon Play slot on BBC Radio 4 in 2010. Janice was a runner-up for the 2011 Verity Bargate Award for ‘The Real House’, and was the 2011 winner of the £16,000 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting for ‘Three Birds’.