Bola Agbaje

Bola Agbaje FRSL is a playwright of Nigerian origin.[1]


Agjabe's first play Gone Too Far! was produced at the Royal Court Theatre in London, where it won the 2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.[2][1] It was later revived for very brief runs at the Albany Theatre and Hackney Empire.[2]

Agjabe also wrote the play The Burial.[3]

In 2018, Agbaje was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (RSL), one of 40 under the age of 40 elected in an RSL initiative designed "to address historical biases".[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Agbaje has said that she believes in God, but does not follow Christianity or Islam.[1] Her brother served time in prison.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "The Write Stuff: Stenham & Other Courtiers", What's On Stage, 28 April 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Gone Too Far! on Tour", Royal Court, 2008.
  3. ^ Bayes, Honour (7 May 2013), "The Burial" (review), Time Out.
  4. ^ Flood, Alison (28 June 2018). "Royal Society of Literature admits 40 new fellows to address historical biases". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 July 2018.