News: Running with Lions production photos released

Production images have been released for the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company’s exciting new play Running with Lions. Playing until 12 March, Running with Lions debuts new writing talent Sian Carter and stars Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker. Running with Lions is an intergenerational family drama about love, loss and hope: following three generations of... Continue Reading →

News: Running With Lions cast announced

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company have announced the full cast for the world premiere of Running With Lions.  The production will star Ruby Barker best known for playing Marina Thompson in Netflix’s hit series Bridgerton, Wil Johnson, who has performed extensively on stage and screen for 30 years, including Waking the Dead (BBC), Nickcolia King-N’da (The Death of a Blackman, Hampstead... Continue Reading →

News: Talawa celebrates 35th anniversary with new season of work

The UK’s Black British theatre company, Talawa celebrates its 35th anniversary with a season of work showcasing unmissable established and emerging talent. From expanding community work to exploring new ways for theatre to reach audiences, the ambition of the company has never diminished or wavered. Talawa’s forward-looking anniversary season includes works-in-progress by promising writers, the... Continue Reading →

News: Interview with Ifrah Ismail

Tales from the Front Line, Talawa Theatre Company’s challenging and vital online series, uses verbatim interviews with Black key workers to explore the complex impact of the Covid-19 crisis on those on the Front Line of the pandemic. I spoke with Talawa's New Work Producer Ifrah Ismail to find out more. Can you tell me... Continue Reading →

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