Pinnock, Winsome

Winsome Pinnock

Elected: 2020

Winsome Pinnock is a playwright and screenwriter whose plays have been produced at The Royal National Theatre, Bush Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Royal Court, BBC TV and radio.  Her plays have been produced in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Australia and Jamaica. Awards for her work include the George Devine Award, Unity Trust Theatre Award, Alfred Fagon Award, OnComm Award and a special commendation from the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She was Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge and was 2019 UNESCO Fellow at the University of East Anglia.


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