Aleshea Harris’ award-winning play ‘Is God Is’ explores structures of neglect, inheritance, and two women’s capacity for revenge.
Widely considered to be the first Black British musical, Babymother follows Anita (Anjela Lauren Smith), who has an ambition to become a local Dancehall star. Courtney Yusuf meets Julian Henriques and Parminder Vir, director and producer, to retrace the film’s steps, over 20 years after its release.
Fighting for Palestinian liberation is not just a matter of empathy. Solidarity with the cause is vital to the survival of all those living in the long shadow of global empire.
In her writing, Yasmin Joseph emphasises collective responsibility and collective power. Nkenna Akunna chats to the J’Ouvert writer about collaborators, the call of Carnival, and the spirits of Black women pioneers who came before.
‘…cake’ is the second instalment in a trilogy of psychological dramas written by babirye bukilwa. J N Benjamin chats to the writer about generational abundance, the traps of visibility, and what our own words can teach us.
After two years, ‘seven methods of killing kylie jenner’ is back on stage. Naomi Obeng chats to director Milli Bhatia about the play’s exploration of friendship, the internet, and the lucrative appropriation of Blackness.
Skin Deep’s online space has a whole new look – step in, take a look around and let us know what you think
Director Barry Jenkins spoke to Skin Deep about The Underground Railroad, and how to tell a story that centres “not what was done to them, but what they did.”
Now is the time to vocalize our solidarity with Palestinians and mobilise around it. Here is a list of resources to help you get started.
To mark the live session release, Brother Portrait and Oscar Jerome chat about the themes behind their track ‘Your Saint’