In The Mix
Date of performance18 April 1997
A night of Black comedy and Poetry. Richard Blackwood started as a comedian, but sadly got into difficulty with drug abuse. This meant he lost his career for many a year, but resurfaced @ 2015 in Eastenders and has since rebuilt his career. His decline is well documented and he speaks openly about his drug problem and his difficulty coping with fame. Valerie Mason-John is an important pioneer writer and performer from the Black LGBT community. She has written and performed important work and promoted the representation of Lesbian voices from the Black and Asian community. She also works and writes around Mental Health issues, helping to challenge the stigma and promote discussion.
Geoff Aymer (1)
Owen Williamson (1)