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BAME

Eclipse Theatre is bringing black British history to life in an unlikely setting in its production set around a walking club. Director Dawn Walton...

Like many of your readers, I was delighted to see Vicky Featherstone top The Stage 100 (this publication’s list of the most influential individuals...

Search for ‘Hamilton’ and ‘game-changer’ and you will not go short of results: it’s the epithet of choice for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s all-conquering hip-hop musical. At...

Martina Laird has taken on seven Shakespeare roles in the past two years and is yet to give up on the playwright. She tells...

Earlier this month, I had the joy of taking part in Palimpsest: A Celebration of Black Women in Theatre at the National. As a...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has claimed a move towards better black representation in larger theatre institutions has to “move a bit quicker”. He was...

Mufaro Makubika’s Shebeen has won the 2017 Alfred Fagon Award for the best new play by a black British playwright. The play, which is centred...

Kirsten Burrows has been announced as the executive director of theatre company Tiata Fahodzi. Burrows is to leave her role as China Plate theatre company’s...

Abdul Shayek is artistic director of Cardiff-based Fio theatre company, which he founded in 2015 to tell diverse stories. He tells Giverny Masso about...
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