Dipo Baruwa-Etti is a playwright, poet and filmmaker. In 2020, he was shortlisted for the George Devine Award and was the Channel 4 playwright on attachment at the Almeida Theatre. Plays include The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars (Theatre Royal Stratford East), which was shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award for Best New Play, An unfinished man (The Yard Theatre, London), Half-Empty Glasses (Paines Plough and Rose Theatre, Kingston) and The Clinic (Almeida Theatre, London). For screen, he wrote and directed the award-winning short film The Last Days (BFI Network/BBC/ Tannahill Productions) and has several original projects in development. As a poet, he has been published in The Good Journal, Ink Sweat & Tears and Amaryllis, and had his work showcased nationwide as part of End Hunger UK’s touring exhibition on food insecurity
Juju exists, spirits battle, and the witches and wizards of Lagos chant loudly in East London.