Twayna Mayne - Black Woman

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1. Trans-racial Adoption20191106Comedian Twayna Mayne's upbringing as a trans-racial adoptee is explored as she searches for her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a Black British Woman.

Twayna Mayne explores Black British female identity through her own experiences.

5. Food20210602

Comedian Twayna Mayne, born to Jamaican parents and raised by a white parent, explores the subject of food and how it has shaped her identity. Performing at the Radio Theatre with a virtual audience, Twayna also hears from chef and broadcaster Andi Oliver and academic and podcaster Chantelle Lewis. Series 1 was awarded Best Comedy at the BBC Radio and Music Awards 2020.

The extended roundtable conversation is also available on BBC Sounds.

Written and performed by Twayna Mayne
Roundtable guests, Andi Oliver and Chantelle Lewis
Production coordinator, Beverly Tagg
Producer, Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Twayna Mayne continues to explore her identity as a trans-racial adoptee.

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a black British woman.

01Trans-racial Adoption2019102120191106 (R4)Comedian Twayna Mayne's upbringing as a trans-racial adoptee is explored as she searches for her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a black British woman.

Comedian Twayna Mayne's upbringing as a trans-racial adoptee is explored as she searches for her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

02Identity And Representation20191113Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she searches for role models to help her create her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black and writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a British Black Woman.

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a black British woman.

Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she searches for role models to help her create her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black and writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

03Gender And Sexuality20191120Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she explores gender and sexuality in her quest to understand her Black British identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black, singer and actress Mzz Kimberley and writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a Black British Woman

Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she explores gender and sexuality in her quest to understand her Black British identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black, singer and actress Mzz Kimberley and writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a black British woman.

04Colourism20191127Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she looks at ‘colourism’ as she explores her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a Black British Woman

Comedian Twayna Mayne explores the story of her identity as a black British woman.

Comedian Twayna Mayne was trans-racially adopted and in this episode she looks at ‘colourism’ as she explores her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from writer Danielle Dash.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production