Biyi Bandele

Thomas Martinek (Universitat Wien)
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‘Biyi Bandele is one of the most prolific writers of Nigerian origin living and working in Great Britain today. His impressive catalogue of publications features works of the most diverse literary and semi-literary genres: prose, theatre, poetry, criticism, journalism, television and radio. Bandele's skills as a playwright are in great demand by theatres all over Britain, among others the Royal Court Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was the Arts Council Resident Dramatist with Talawa Theatre Company at the Cochrane Theatre in London from 1993-94, a Writer-in-Residence at the Royal National Theatre studio in 1995, and Royal Literary Fellow at London College of Printing for 2001/02. What is more, ‘Biyi Bandele received a number of literary awards. With an unpublished play…

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Citation: Martinek, Thomas. "Biyi Bandele". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 05 January 2005 [, accessed 30 May 2024.]

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