Poetry by Jade Anouka

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Jade gets at the heroic questions that live inside all of us - but she does it with the direct language and direct experience of our 2020 lives. Her poems invite the audience to see the epic in their personal experiences. 

Jade performs three of her poems: HERSTORY, Having to (Bi) and Eggs on Toast.

HERSTORY was commissioned by Audible.

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About the artists

Jade Anouka

Jade Anouka

Jade Anouka is an English actress, poet and playwright. Jade can currently be seen on Netflix playing Tommi opposite Idris Elba in his 8-part series Turn Up Charlie. Jade starred in the Old Vic two-hander Cover My Tracks, and recently returned to the Hampstead Theatre for the remount of Ella Road's The Phlebotomist. Jade starred in the Donmar Warehouse all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, directed by Phyllida Lloyd - Ian Charleson Commendation for her performance in Julius Caesar. Jade’s first collection of poems is titled, “Eggs on Toast”. Jade recently gave a Ted Talk on the subject of 'Being Black, being a Woman, being 'Other'.

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