Michaela Coel

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Adjoa Andoh, Russell T Davies and Michaela Coel elected to Royal Society of Literature
The Bridgerton actor, Doctor Who writer and I May Destroy You creator are among 60 new fellows appointed to the UK’s charity for the advancement of literature

Sarah Shaffiand Lucy Knight

12, Jul, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Paapa Essiedu on grief, doubt and fury at Boris Johnson: ‘Bigotry is the backbone of his character’
The I May Destroy You star talks about politics; his great friend Michaela Coel; dealing with drama school racism; and why even as a leading man he still struggles with self-confidence

Simon Hattenstone

11, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Top drama school apologises to Paapa Essiedu and Michaela Coel for ‘appalling’ racism
Essiedu has described in interview with the Guardian how teacher at prestigious school used racial slur

Simon Hattenstone

10, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Black UK artists are creating most ‘exciting’ work, says Michael McMillan
Playwright and curator says Black Lives Matter movement has inspired new generation of black creators

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Emmys 2021: The Crown and Ted Lasso triumph – as it happened
The biggest night in television has seen major wins for Kate Winslet, the stars of The Crown and breakout football comedy Ted Lasso

Benjamin Lee

20, Sep, 2021 @4:23 AM

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Police urged to better protect black women who face domestic abuse
Sistah Space’s call for mandatory training in UK backed by Michaela Coel, FKA twigs and Women’s Equality party

Hannah Summers

15, Sep, 2021 @11:42 AM

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Misfits: A Personal Manifesto by Michaela Coel review – a remarkable talent
An outsider perspective on the TV industry exposes its sexism, racism and complacency

Fiona Sturges

08, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Michaela Coel: ‘Sometimes pain is something to be grateful for’
The actor, writer and creator of I May Destroy You, answers questions from famous fans and Observer readers

Miranda Sawyer

05, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Michaela Coel: I’m lucky there are places I’m unknown and still see racism
I May Destroy You creator says experiencing discrimination reminds her to keep fighting it

Priya Elan

01, Sep, 2021 @10:03 AM

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Send us your questions for Michaela Coel
The actor, writer and director is about to publish her first book – let us know what you’d like to ask her

Kathryn Bromwich

30, Jul, 2021 @1:26 PM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Top intimacy coach says too many TV bosses still do not value role
Ita O’Brien says she was not expecting credit from Michaela Coel at Baftas, and working with her was a joy

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @4:07 PM

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