Shortlisted for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain's "Best Play for Young Audiences" Award (2022) “Don't you ever get sick of it?” “Being the only one?” “Yeah. Being the Ambassador of Blackness?” Abeni is new to college. She's putting purple braids in Jasmine's hair and giving her 'the talk', opening Jasmine's mind to new ways of seeing the world - and the world seeing both of them. A new play by Olivia Hannah, about fitting in and standing out. Featured as part of BBC Arts Light Up Festival and played on BBC Radio, Braids was longlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award 2018 and shortlisted for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain 2022 award for Best Play for Young Audiences. “Not that I'm saying I know more about you than you do, I'm not saying, that's not what I'm saying, like, at all! Just that I do know you better than maybe you know yourself.” Will and Bean have been friends forever. ?But they're not kids anymore and the adult world is a scary place. In a tent in County Durham, a Duke of Edinburgh Award trip becomes more complicated than either of them planned. Cheer Up Slug is a new play by Tamsin Daisy Rees, about boundaries and behaviour. This double-edition of debut plays by North-East based writers was published to coincide with the premiere at Live Theatre in October 2021.