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Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.

My Madvent Calendar is on its way

29 November 2014


Dolly Sen's Madvent Calendar

Beware, it's on its way...

My madvent calendar, which will reveal a cartoon a day in the countdown to Xmas.

I make no apologies for the terrible festive mad-related jokes that I will inflict upon you.



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A patchy Indian

7 November 2014


Dolly's hand

Over the last 18 months vitiligo has been in my life. Vitiligo is a condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin due to the lack of a chemical called melanin. Nobody is sure of its cause but it is an autoimmune condition. Maybe I have it because I am always having to fight bullshit. It puts to bed of nails the stupidity of racism.  I will ask Mr Farage and any racist politician: Does the white part of me have more rights and privilege than the brown part of me? Will the...

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