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‘Colour Purple’ star appeals dismissal

An actor who lost her discrimination claims at an employment tribunal because of historical Facebook posts expressing her Christian convictions about homosexuality is appealing.

Nicola Laver

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Actor Seyi Omooba (see photo) was a rising star in musical theatre when she accepted a role in a production of The Colour Purple, a novel by Alice Walker. The famous literary work includes lesbian themes involving the character Omooba was due to play.