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Tavaziva Dance’s 2009 Spring Tour including the world premiere of My Friend Robert

Tavaziva Dance’s 2009 Spring Tour including the world premiere of My Friend Robert
UK Tour | 29 Jan - 01 April 2009

Politics and cutting-edge dance collide in the world premiere of the controversial My Friend Robert by award-winning Zimbabwean-born choreographer Bawren Tavaziva...

The Hounding of David Oluwale

The Hounding of David Oluwale
Tour Dates | 31 January - 4 April 2009

In a true story that shook the city o f Leeds in the early 1970’s, Eclipse Theatre in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse...

THRILLER – LIVE IN THE WEST END

Thriller - Live in the West End
Lyric Theatre, London | January - 12 April 2009

Thriller – Live is the spectacular, high-octane show specially created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson...

RSC / Baxter Theatre Centre’s The Tempest on Tour

RSC / Baxter Theatre Centre’s The Tempest on Tour
UK tour 2009 | 15 January - 25 April 2009

The Royal Shakespeare Company in association with the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town will tour The Tempest, Shakespeare's magical last play

State of Emergency present Mission Possible - Dads and Lads Move

State of Emergency present Mission Possible - Dads and Lads Move
UK Tour | 5 Febraury - 9 April 2009

Mission Possible – Dads and Lads Move, is a dynamic new show in three parts taking an explorative look at the male psyche.

Lenny Henry stars as Othello

Lenny Henry stars as Othello
Tours Dates | 14 Feb - 10 May 2009

Lenny Henry heads an ensemble cast of twelve in a new staging of William Shakespeare’s Othello...

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
The Lyric Hammersmith | 29 April to 23 May 2009
Touring nationally from 13 March ­ 20 June

The scorched desert landscape of Rajasthan is the setting for this musical interpretation of Emily Brontë's classic tale of passion...

Havana Rumba! The New Generation

Havana Rumba! The New Generation
Havana Rumba is at the Riverside Studios, Hammersmith | 31 March to 3 May 2009

Riverside Studios is delighted to present the UK premier of Havana Rumba!

Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman

Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman
National Theatre | Previews starts on 1 April 2009

Nigeria, 1943. The King is dead, and tonight his Horseman must escort him to the Ancestors...

Acting Up Impro Show with Ashley J and Tee-J

Acting Up Impro Show with Ashley J and Tee-J
Hackney Empire Studio Theatre | 2 - 4 April 2009

An improvised comedy game show where you the audience decide what happens...

The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues
Hackney Empire Theatre | 2 - 4 April 2009

As sharp as Sex and the City and as unmissable as Friends...

Private Thoughts

Private Thoughts
Hackney Empire Studio Theatre | 6 - 25 April 2009

Eric Godber is a decent man plagued by an indecent obsession. As he struggles to confront his inner impulses...

Scratched Out

Scratched Out
Riverside Studios, Hammersmith | 6 - 30 April 2009

Scratched Out is about six young people from an inner-city estate, all with ambitions of making it in the music industry.

An Evening with Guvna B

An Evening with Guvna B
Hackney Empire Studio Theatre | 11 April 2009

UK Gospel's premier artist, Guvna B described by many as the UK's answer to Kirk Franklin...

Kings and Queens of Comedy and Lovers Rock

Kings and Queens of Comedy and Lovers Rock
Hackney Empire Theatre | 12 April 2009

Hosted by Courtney Melody from Vibes FM...

A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table
Camden People’s Theatre | 15 April - 2 May 2009

An international company of performers, artists, experts and eye witnesses invites the audience to take a place at the table...

Nina and Shaz

Nina and Shaz
Brockley Jack Theatre | 15 April – 3 May 2009

"People died for that dream - for all of us. We mustn't forget that. And now we got black men killin' each other! That ain't what we fought for.”

Talawa’s Writers’ Group presents Unzipped 2009 at the Young Vic

Talawa’s Writers’ Group presents Unzipped 2009
The Young Vic | 16 & 18 April 2009

Now in its fourth year, Unzipped is an unmissable season of play readings and impassioned discussion...

Brent’s Youth Theatre Project presents Kross Roadz

Brent’s Youth Theatre Project  presents Kross Roadz
Granville Plus Youth Arts Centre | 16-18 April 209

Kross Roadz is an original piece of musical theatre that has been developed with over a hundred 11-25 year olds from across Brent since last summer 2008.

Bashment Granny 2

Bashment Granny 2
Hackney Empire Theatre | 17 - 19 April 2009

Mr Bashment, and Constable Shebada find themselves in possession of a bag filled with $12 million!...

Dis Shoodbe on TV

Dis Shoodbe on TV
The Broadway Catford Theatre | 17 - 19 April 2009

The next generation comedy sketch show.  Are you ready to laugh real hard?

Bad Blood Blues by Paul Sirett

Bad Blood Blues by Paul Sirett
Theatre Royal Stratford East | 21 April to 9 May 2009

Are Africans being exploited as ‘guinea pigs' to test new drugs for multi-national pharmaceutical companies?

Josie and the Multi-Coloured Weave

Josie and the Multi-Coloured Weave
Bernie Grant Arts Centre | 23 - 26 April 2009

Set in the sixth Century, Josie and the Multi-Coloured Weave will be performed at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre.

Little Angel Theatre Presents Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne

Little Angel Theatre Presents Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne
Little Angel Theatre | Wednesdays – Sundays  25 April to 5 July

Little Angel Theatre announce their new production of Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne. This engaging, interactive play is for 2-5 year olds.

In His Hands

In His Hands
Oxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, London | April 27 - 2 May 2009

Matthew Xia directs the young cast of Urban Theatre in a Film Noir styled exploration of gun trafficking and the lives it affects...

Fixer by Lydia Adetunji at the HighTide Festival

Fixer by Lydia Adetunji at the HighTide Festival
The Cut, Halesworth | Monday 27 April – Sunday 10 May 2009

Northern Nigeria. An oil pipeline, a group of rebels, a multinational, two journalists – and, in the middle of it all, a man trying to get by.

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