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Getting to know Pamela Nomvete
Sakina Kamwendo is In conversation with Ethopian Born, SA Actress and Author Pamela Nomvete
Born Pamela Nompumelelo Nomvete in Ethiopia , she graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 1985 and spent 10 years on the British stage before moving to South Africa in 1994 in 1994, where she embarked on a very successful television career.
In 2006-7 she went through a critical period in her personal life and returned to London, where she once more took up her career as actress, performing for the performing with companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Court, as well as doing TV and film work.
Besides the scripts she has written, she also wrote an autobiography , published as Dancing to the Beat of the Drum by in 2014, which she has since adapted for the stage as the play.