Novel-Script Writers’ Development Project: Boluwatife (As the Lord Pleases?)

Written by Tosin Tume

Tife is sixteen and full of rage. After the death of his parents in a car accident, his wayward older sister, Tosin, returns from the city after sixteen seemingly care-free years away. Her return threatens to unravel long-kept secrets with devastating effects.


CLICK HERE TO WATCH the other readings of new scripts written as part of the 2020 Twist Projects’ Novet-Script Writer’s Development Project and to find out more about the project.


  • Genre: Theatre
  • Format: Video
  • Duration: 12mins
  • Language: English
  • Ages: 14+ (Adult content)
  • Available From: July 3, 2020

Content no longer available.


Written by Tosin Tume
Read by Mthokozisi Zulu and Philisiwe Twijnstra
Directed by Emma Durden

Presented by Twist Projects


Tosin Tume is a playwright, performing artist, and theatre scholar. She has to her credit several published and unpublished plays. Her plays have been performed locally and internationally. Her play The Victims, won the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) 2019 Drama Award.

Mthokozisi Zulu is a Theatre Practitioner, Film Maker and Drama Coach. He has appeared in a number of Kickstart Productions as well as a few other national projects and two international collaborations.

Philisiwe Twijnstra is a writer, director and actor. She resides in Durban where she founded Durban Women Playwrights in 2017. She completed her master’s in creative Writing at Rhodes University

Emma Durden is a director, researcher and educator and the Director of Twist Theatre Projects