Kwame Kwei-Armah

UK NEWS: ACTOR KWAME KWEI-ARMAH AWARDED OBE

Actor and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah (born Ian Roberts) has been awarded a OBE (Order Of The British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama. He said the honour was a tribute to the “immigrant’s dream” that brought his parents to the UK from the West Indies. Kwei-Arma¬†got his big break when he was cast as paramedic Finlay Newton in the hit BBC 1 drama Casualty. He then went on to write and star in numerous plays including the critically acclaimed []