|Intro||Nigerian British writer|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Inua Ellams (born Jos, Nigeria in 1984) is a UK-based poet, playwright and performer. Ellams has written for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre and the BBC. His one-man show The 14th Tale was the awarded a Edinburgh Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2009 and later transferred to the Royal National Theatre. Barber Shop Chroncles, his play produced by the National Theatre and Fuel Theatre, was longlisted the Alfred Fagon Award in 2017.