Somalia is a British-Jamaican and Nigerian playwright and screenwriter, born and raised in South-East London.
She is a 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Finalist, with her play Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Footsoldier. Her debut play Crowning Glory was shortlisted for the 2014 Alfred Fagon Award.
Writing credits include: Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Footsoldier (RSC); House (Clean Break; Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh/The Yard, London); Crowning Glory (Stratford East); Curly Fries and Bass (Lyric, Hammersmith); Mama’s Little Angel (The Yard, London); Hush Little Baby (Open Works Theatre Co./Soho Theatre).
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