Online Tutor, Comedy Writing MA

Rex Obano trained as an actor at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art where he was the recipient of the Laurence Olivier Bursary. As a writer he has written for the stage, television, radio and film. His theatre includes Slaves (Theatre 503) and The Door Never Closes (Almeida Theatre). His radio includes Someone's Making A Killing In Nigeria; Burned To Nothing; Oil on Water; Faith, Hope and Glory – Series 1 (BBC Radio 4) and Lover's Rock; City College, As Innocent As You Can Get and The Moors of England (BBC Radio 3). His current commissions are Faith, Hope and Glory (BBC Radio 4) and Rex has a feature film in development with Pencil Trick Productions and is a writer for the television series Shakespeare and Hathaway (BBC).

Contact details



Year Qualification Awarding body
2010 Masters Degree in Feature Film Screenwriting Royal Holloway, University of London


Areas of teaching

  • Comedy
  • Screenwriting

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