Episode 85 – Inua Ellams

This episode’s guest is Inua Ellams.  Inua is a poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist and designer.  He is an ambassador for the Ministry of Stories and has published 4 books of poetry including “Thirteen Fairy Negro Tales”, “The Wire-Headed Heathen” and “#Afterhours”.  His first play “The 14th Tale” was awarded a Fringe First at Edinburgh and “Barber Shop Chronicles” sold out its run at England’s National Theatre.  He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, founder of Midnight Run, a nocturnal urban excursion and is currently working on the little Prince in Stratford.  Recorded backstage at Stratford Circus Theatre, London.