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Alma mater  University of Sussex
Movies  Oh Happy Day, Stud Life
Education  University of Sussex
Role  Director
Name  Topher Campbell

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Occupation  Film director, theatre director, screenwriter
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Topher Campbell is a director of film, television and theatre. He is also a writer and social commentator and part-time actor. He is currently the artistic director of The Red Room Theatre Company and chair of the Independent Theatre Council UK. He is a recipient of the 2005 Jerwood Directors Award and is also a founder member of Justice for Gay Africans and a co-founder of rukus federation ltd.


rukus! Federation

In 2000, alongside artist/photographer Ajamu X, he set up rukus! Federation Ltd. A company dedicated to presenting the best in work by Black Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual, Transgender (BLGBT) artists, rukus! projects include the play Mangina Monologues and the UK's first and only BLGBT Archive now housed at the London Metropolitan Archive. In 2008 rukus! received the Archive Landmark Award by the London Metropolitan Archives.


  • Talking Huck Finn (2001) – BBC Radio 4
  • Facing Leicester Square (2002) BBC Radio 3
  • Plays

  • Blood Knot (Derby Playhouse) (1990)
  • Woza Albert (1991)
  • Necklaces (Talawa Theatre Company) (1992)
  • Flamingo Theatre London (1992)
  • Moor Masterpieces (West Yorkshire Playhouse) (1996)
  • Wicked Games – (West Yorkshire Playhouse) (1996)
  • Good Copy – (West Yorkshire Playhouse) (1996)
  • Jar the Floor – (West Yorkshire Playhouse) (1997)
  • Pantheaon of the Gods – (Young Vic Theatre) (2001)
  • Dead Funny – (Nottingham Playhouse) (2001)
  • Unstated (2008)
  • Oikos (2010)
  • Protozoa (2010)
  • Filmography

  • The Homecoming: A Short Film About Ajamu (1996)
  • A Mulatto Song
  • Don't Call Me Battyman
  • In this Our Lives The Reunion
  • Invisible (2012) – Channel 4
  • As Writer

  • Coloured Boys
  • As Executive Producer

  • Oikos, a Journey in Wood (2010)
  • Awards

  • Jerwood Directors Award (2005)
  • London Metropolitan Archove Award (2008)
  • Small Projects Award (2010)
  • Nominated for the Urban Intervention Award 2010
  • Nomination for the AKA Theatre Event of the Year Award
  • References

    Topher Campbell Wikipedia