BAFTA award for Taiya Samuel, JoJo and Gran Gran

December 1, 2022
I am delighted to share that Taiya Samuel, who voices JoJo and Gran Gran, was named Young Performer of the …

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Michelle Obama – The Light We Carry

November 14, 2022
I’m delighted to be part of a forthcoming series hosted by Black Ballad to celebrate the release of Michelle Obama’s …

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No imagination without representation

November 3, 2022
Looking forward to this FREE panel event: No imagination without representation, in children’s books. With my esteemed colleagues, Dapo Adeola …

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Bon Jounen Kwéyòl

October 30, 2022
Bon Junen Kwéyòl, to everyone celebrating! In brief, Jounen Kwéyòl is a month-long celebration in St Lucia and Dominica (with …

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From NNEB to MBE

October 19, 2022
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending my investiture at Windsor Castle, accompanied by my mum and my sons. I …

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JoJo and Gran Gran – Black History Month special

October 4, 2022
Delighted to share this special JoJo and Gran Gran Black History Month episode. This episode was written by the talented …

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Where are the Smart Black Boys in TV?

July 8, 2022
I was delighted to be asked to be part of the above documentary with The Children’s Media Conference. The documentary …

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New children’s show Daddio & Co gets boost with YACF development funding

June 16, 2022
A new project from storyteller Laura Henry-Allain MBE has been awarded development funding from the UK Government funded Young Audiences …

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Grenfell Memorial Quilt

May 13, 2022
An emotional morning at North Kensington Library with the Grenfell Quilt team, on Tuesday. A few months ago, Eddie Nestor …

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Deptford Literature Festival

February 28, 2022
Super excited to be doing this event with Onyinye Iwu, part of the Deptford Literature Festival, for children aged 4-7. …

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Broadcast Awards 2022

February 14, 2022
I had a great time at the Broadcast Awards last week at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Mayfair.  A …

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Juno Magazine

February 6, 2022
Delighted to be interviewed by Juno Magazine on all things to do with my television work and books, especially My …

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