Somalia Seaton

Somalia Seaton

Somalia Seaton is a British-Jamaican and Nigerian playwright and screenwriter, born and raised in South-East London.

Her plays include Red (commissioned by Tonic Theatre as part of its Platform scheme, and published by Nick Hern Books in 2017); Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Footsoldier (Royal Shakespeare Company; finalist for the 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize); House (Clean Break; Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh/The Yard, London, 2016); Crowning Glory (Stratford East, shortlisted for the 2014 Alfred Fagon Award); Curly Fries and Bass (Lyric, Hammersmith); Mama’s Little Angel (The Yard, London); and Hush Little Baby (Open Works Theatre Co./Soho Theatre).

A play about family, culture clash, memory and truth, commissioned by acclaimed theatre company Clean Break.
An unflinching and bold exploration of the internal lives of young women. Part of Platform, an initiative ai...