Kwame's triptych of plays set in the habits of the African Caribbean community -Elmina's Kitchen- Fix up and Statement of Regret premiered at the National Theatre between 2003- 2007.
Elmina's Kitchen transferring to the London's West End, (The First African Caribbean playwright to have had that honour ) Baltimore and Chicago.
In 2008 Kwame wrote and directed Let There be Love at London's Tricycle Theatre.
Amongst others he has won the Evening Standard Charles Wintor Award for most promising Playwright, Screen Nation award for Favourite TV actor, 100 Black Men of Britain Public figure award, has been nominated for a Lawrence Oliver Award and a BAFTA.
He has also received an Honorary Doctorate from The Open University.
Kwame was Writer in Residence at the Bristol Old Vic 1999-2001 where he wrote three plays - A Bitter Herb (Winner Peggy Ramsey award), Blues Brother Soul Sister, and Big Nose.
He is currently Writer in Residence for BBC Radio drama, an Associate Artist at the National Theatre and Centerstage Baltimore USA where Kwame made his directorial debut directing the MacArthur award winning playwright Naomi Wallace's Things of Dry Hours in early 2007.