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Dorcas A. Stevens (she/her) is an actress, writer and facilitator of sometimes conflicting British-Nigerian descent. East London born and Essex raised she started out writing poetry from a young age, going on to be a published poet for a children’s poetry Anthology.

As an actress she has worked on various productions with Talawa, Theatre Royal Haymarket, The Space Theatre, Purple Night Colour Productions and more. She worked in Manchester, Bristol and Wales on ‘Hive City Legacy’ (UK Tour) with Roundhouse in association with Quiet Riot. 

As a writer she has been mentored by BBC’s ‘Enterprise’ comedy Actor/Writer Kayode Ewumi. And has published her debut novel ‘Hope & Worth’ is available as an eBook on Amazon here.

Based in London when she’s not working she enjoys practicing Yoga and being a proud guardian of her orchid, Minnie. She is also a playwright, screenwriter, poet, facilitator and some other things she is yet to discover…

In development for a coming-of-age TV Comedy ‘FOR THE CULTURE’ which she wrote and stars in.

Recently starred in new play protests, hymns and caskets at The Belgrade Theatre.


Belgrade Theatre 2022, Photo by Andrew Moore

Recent show

protests, hymns and caskets – Belgrade Theatre

Shoot Festival’s Performance: In Bloom presents the telling of protests, hymns and caskets by lainaire aderemi.

A play about a Nigerian feminist movement that won an amazing victory that remained in the margins of history.

Coming soon…

For The Culture – TV Series

Dorcas spoke to Hackney Gazette and BBC Radio London about her upcoming TV show ‘FOR THE CULTURE’.

She wrote and stars in the fierce and honest coming-of-age TV comedy.

Book Release


An entitled celebrity meets a no nonsense therapist.

What happens when the line between professional and personal becomes blurred?

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The future is for the curious.