"My name is Phyllis Princess James.
I will wear this crown every day.
I will never take it off even when I am asleep."
"Written with heart and purpose... every character in it deserves to be heard."The Guardian
"Odimba's dialogue is witty and flavourful, and the action fizzes with detail... in a story that radiates love and hope, Odimba explores a crucial slice of black British history... richly textured, passionate and enormously affecting."The Times
"A crucial slice of black British history... Chinonyerem Odimba's beautifully crafted play kaleidoscopes multiple issues with warmth, integrity and humour."Observer
"Joyously playful... beautiful and celebratory, this is history with a beating heart."Broadway World
Princess & The Hustler Script
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Meet Princess. A cheeky ten-year-old, with a plan to win the Weston-super-Mare Beauty Contest. Trouble is, her mum is busy working several jobs, her brother, a budding photographer, won't even take her picture and then – The Hustler returns.