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Angella Emurwon

Posted on 09/09/2014
By Commonwealth Foundation

AngellaUmerwonAngella Emurwon is a writer and stage director who lives and works in Kampala, Uganda. Her works to date include The Cow Needs a Wife (3rd place, 2010 BBC African Performance Playwriting Competition), which was later adapted as a stage play, and The River and the Mountain, the first Ugandan play to feature an openly gay character. In 2012, Angella won BBC World Service’s International Radio Playwriting Competition  for her play Sunflowers Behind A Dirty Fence.

Read more from Angella:

I am a Ugandan

Angella’s writing process

People Watching, Mulling and Writing in a Dark Room
Sunflowers Behind a Dirty Fence Scene 1 & 2

Sunflowers Behind a Dirty Fence Scene 4, Comparisons

Sunflowers Behind a Dirty Fence Scene 8