Kemi-Bo Jacobs, Rhoda Ofori-Attah, Sumerah Srivastav
THIS FLAG explores the nature of identity and belonging for those living in parts of the world where they are othered. It also explores the negative impact that both physical and psychological isolation can have on the individual.
Available August 29
Kemi-Bo Jacobs -Writer
Kemi-Bo Jacobs is an actress and trained at LAMDA. She is the founder of The Darlings Club. This Flag, is her writing debut.
Rhoda Ofori-Attah – Performer
GiselRhoda Ofori-Attah trained at the Oxford School of Drama. She has performed at several theatres including The Almeida, Shakespeare’s Globe and Soho Theatre. In 2014, she performed in Details at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Details was written by the Booker Prize nominated Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and won a coveted Fringe First Award. Rhoda has also appeared in a number of T.V. shows and films including Last Tango in Halifax, Silent Witness and Tulip Fever. She can currently be seen playing Miss Griffiths in the critically acclaimed new series of Top Boy on Netflix. Rhoda is also on BAFTAs prestigious Elevate programme.
Sumerah Srivastav – Director/Producer
Sumerah Srivastav is an established television screenwriter and was identified as a Rising Star in the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist. Sumerah is a keen advocate for inclusion and volunteers as Co-chair of the Equality & Diversity committee at the Writers Guild of Great Britain. She is represented by Kitson Press in the UK and Kaplan Stahler in the US. This Flag is her first foray into the world of directing and producing. http://www.sumerah.com