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Michael J Ellis

MICHAEL J ELLIS  

Nationality:    British
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Michael J ellis also known as '''michael ellis''' is a British playwright and scriptwriter noted for a series of stage works produced at a time when the representation of black and ethnic minority experience on the British stage was expanding and exploring new ground. In an article exploring the black writing of the eighties the Guardian noted: 'one might have expected a rush of theatrical writing about growing up black in Britain. Both Michael ellis ( Chameleon, 1985, a Temporary Rupture, 1989) and Tunde Ikoli ( Scrape Off the Black, 1981), wrote about these experiences.' ellis' stage plays include 'Chameleon,' 'Temporary Rupture' and 'Bitter and Twisted' he also works as a television scriptwriter with credits including Desmonds, eastenders and 'the Real McCoy.' Since 1995 he has combined his writing work with lecturing in Professional Writing at North West Kent College.
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        Bitter'Ntwisted         Chameleon         Crowned With Fame         Starliner 2001, A Soap Odyssey         Sticky Fingures         Temporary Rupture, A



Bitter'Ntwisted

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Black Theatre Co-Op

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Chameleon

Synopsis:
about awful social climber and cautionary tale about against buying into the system and against ignorance.

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Yaa asantewa, London    1985

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Temba

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in Black Plays 1 ed. Yvonne Brewster, Methuen, London, 1989   -

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Satire

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Crowned With Fame

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Life Of S C Taylor

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BAC, London >>>    1987

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Musical

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Starliner 2001, A Soap Odyssey

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-    1984

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Sticky Fingures

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Temporary Rupture, A

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Macho insensitivity of young black males with a jilted girlfriend getting her own back on returning lover and father of her child.

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1st Produced:
Warehouse Theatre Croydon, London    1983

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in Livingroom ed. John agard, Black Ink, 1983   -

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