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17Apr

Who would have thought being a T-shirt entrepreneur has the power to evoke a multitude of emotions the way performance poet, Inua Ellams brought it to the fore in his latest theatre offering, Black T-Shirt Collection (BTSC). Currently showing at the Cottesloe, National Theatre,London, it is a narrative of vivid poetic artistry, Ellams takes us on a […]






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11Jan

You wake up one day and your husband is gone. You called his work place, they have no idea where he is and the mystery begins. Your pain and frustration is not helped by the fact that you have a son, who sees things and you do your very best to placate him that such […]






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31Aug

“I used to love England, we all did until those dickheads stole our future.” Never has a theatre production been timelier and precise than I’m England by Talawa Young People’s Theatre (TYPT.) It responds to recent events in England better than any psychologist or politician can attempt a reasonable explanation. Devised by young Londoners aged […]






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2Jul

The Oval House theatre has established itself as a venue for international playwriting, where playwrights from different parts of the world can come and share their stories. With its innovative new performance work that celebrates the diversity of cosmopolitan London, it has given us productions like Vakomana Vaviri Ve Zimbabwe (Two Gentlemen of Verona) with […]






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4Oct

The Soho Theatre has been transformed into a mini-forest and its floor dressed with dry leaves. No, don’t go back, you are in the right theatre and the stage is set for Inua Ellams’ new play, Untitled, his second one-man theatre production. A poetic and magical story set in Nigeria, Untitled explores the intrinsic relationship […]






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13Jul

Roy Williams is back and he is in shape and on form. His new play, Sucker Punch, at the Royal Court Theatre, lives up to its name. The Royal Court has been transformed into a boxing arena by Miriam Buether, the set designer, who leaves no stone unturned. The boxing ring is the right size […]






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5Jul

The National Theatre is one place I go to, with great expectations. I mean, really great expectations. In the last year and half, they have not disappointed me with their productions. That is not to say everything is perfect but they make sure you get value for your money and you leave the theatre with […]






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17May

The issue of homosexuality is a subject that has long divided the church, especially, within the Anglican church. Hence, it is not surprising that recent news reports about the ordination of a lesbian Bishop, has once again raised the divisions that keep sinking deep into the spine of the US Episcopal Church and the global […]






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30Apr

If anything has stirred my soul this year, with the exception of some moments of personal pain, it would most definitely and without a shadow of doubt, be Ruined. The Pulitzer Prize winning play by Lyn Nottage. It opened my heart and conscience to think the same way, Paul Grootboom’s Townships Stories, made me think […]






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3Mar

If you are a big fan of theatre and want to experience something different, then go and see Every Year, Every day, I Am Walking, at the Oval House Theatre, London. It is beautifully put together and in its simplicity, one of the most sophisticated piece of theatre I have seen lately. I had heard […]






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18Feb

I had heard so much about Tennessee Williams and his plays. However, I have never been lucky to see any on the live stage. So, when I was offered a ticket to see Cat On A Thin Roof, currently showing at the Novello Theatre, London, I was truly looking forward to it. Finally, I was […]






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31Jan

I believe one of the many reasons I love theatre is because it breaks down barriers in ways our politicians cannot.  When you are in there, you are one of many audience members and no one is going to ask you about the colour of your skin, the degree you hold or how much money […]






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