21 February 2018
In the dialogue, In-Sook Chappell uses a host familiar and unfamiliar words and phrases to pepper the language and dialect of the characters, with some brilliant comic and dramatic effect. We’ve put together a short glossary for Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok to help along your understanding.
14 February 2018
For the Black Theatre Live, Yellow Earth and Royal Exchange Theatre national tour of Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok we interviewed the shows Director, Jennifer Tang.
16 November 2017
Black Theatre Live with our venue partner, Lightouse in Poole is excited to be piloting a new Associate Artist model with Phoebe McIntosh.
13 November 2017
27 September 2017
19 September 2017
We had a chat with writer and performer Joseph Barnes-Phillips about the ideas behind his new touring show Big Foot.
14 September 2017
Read Michael O’Brien-Britton’s charming interview with Joseph Barnes-Philips about writing Big Foot. The Black Theatre Live, HighRise Theatre and Stratford Circus Arts Centre’s autumn tour in 2017.
27 October 2016
Actor Raphael Sowole tells us about playing the title role in Shakespeare's greatest Tragedy.
27 October 2016
Offue Okegbe who plays Horatio in Black Theatre Live's upcoming adaptation of Hamlet tells us about growing up in Stratford.
14 October 2016
Blog commissioned by What's on Stage. National tour Black Theatre Live in association with Watford Palace Theatre & Stratford Circus Arts Centre. Mark Norfolk the writer of Britain's first production of Hamlet with an all-black cast and creative team talks about 'serving Shakespeare's text as much as possible', and working with director Jeffery Kissoon
17 August 2016
This project started life as part of the Outreach Programme for the Black Theatre Live tour of She Called Me Mother by Michelle Innis and starring Cathy Tyson. Lucinda Meredith (Artistic Associate for Engagement), Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds approached the Women's Refuge asking: “What can we do for you?”
19 June 2016
*This was a guest post from Jonathan Kennedy, Executive Director of Tara Arts for Spektrix's blog*
3 May 2016
When Jonathan first asked me if Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds wanted to be part of Black Theatre Live, I had no hesitation in saying yes and was really clear as to why we should be part of such an innovative touring project.
14 May 2015
Lizzie Watts (Outreach Worker, Key Theatre) reports on her experience of Black Theatre Live participation for the tour of Macbeth in Peterborough..