• Radhika Aggarwal

Nancy Bishop and Luci Lenox announce me as a winner in their international monologue competition

I recently entered a monologue competition to raise money for Runnymede. It was also the first monologue I wrote and performed myself. So when I received an email from Nancy Bishop casting saying I was one of their winners, I was surprised and thrilled. They posted their selection of monologues on their instagram accounts. I loved watching everyone's work which charted a range of topics in the wake of the Black Lives Matters movement - from the ethics of attending a protest to the drastic asymmetries in 'stop and search' numbers by police. My piece explored anti-blackness in South Asian cultures through promoting ideas of fairness as beauty. My monologue can be seen here: