Dipo Baruwa-Etti

Dipo Baruwa-Etti is a playwright, filmmaker, poet, and dramaturg. As writer/director, his short films include the award-winning The Last Days, a BFI Network/BBC/Tannahill productions film starring Adjoa Andoh and Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn. As a playwright, Dipo was the 2020 Channel 4 Playwright on attachment with the Almeida Theatre and shortlisted for the George Devine Most Promising Playwright Award the same year with his play When Great Trees Fall. Other plays include The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars (Theatre Royal Stratford East), An unfinished man (The Yard Theatre), Half-Empty Glasses (Paines Plough) and The Clinic (Almeida Theatre) – all published by Faber. As a poet, he has been published in The Good Journal, Ink Sweat & Tears, Amaryllis, and had his work showcased nationwide as part of End Hunger UK’s touring exhibition on food insecurity.