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Coming Home
Arcola Theatre | Until 03 July, 2010

Having left her beloved grandfather's farm to pursue her dream of a singing career in Cape Town, Veronica Jonkers returns home after his death. Despite carrying a painful secret and a heart filled with disappointment she strives to plant the seeds of a new life for her infant son.

August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
The Young Vic | 27 May – 03 July, 2010

August Wilson’s masterpiece receives its first major London revival at the Young Vic. Delroy Lindo (The Cider House Rules, Malcolm X, Get Shorty)

Judith Jacob Yabba Yabba's with Friends
Battersea Bar | 3 /17/ 24/31 July

* 3rd July Cathy Tyson , Lorna Gee Gayle
* 17th July Rudolph Walker, Sandra Bee

Judith Jacob (No Problem, Real McCoy, EastEnders) returns with her successful live weekly chat show where she interviews her showbiz friends.

The Harder They Come Returns
UK Tour: 14 May – 10 July

Afridiziak Theatre News is pleased to exclusively report that the acclaimed movie to play adaptation of Perry Henzell's The Harder They Come returns this summer for a UK Tour

The Road to Mecca
Arcola Theatre | Until 10 July

Miss Helen is facing the biggest decision of her life. After spending fifteen years transforming her house into a haven of light and colour against the desolate South African plains, a darkness has set in.

An Afternoon with Ballet Black
Clore Studio Upstairs, Royal Opera House | 11 July

This special event offers a unique look at all aspects of our organisation, including students from the Ballet Black Junior School, participants in the BB Associate Programme

Tales from the Motherland Productions presents Another Biafra
Cockpit Theatre, London | 12 – 14 July, 2010

Another Biafra is a thought provoking debut from Anthony Abuah. This play is concerned with the ongoing Niger-Delta oil crisis in Nigeria


LIFT 2010: Aftermath
The Old Vic Tunnels | 08 – 17 July, 2010

From the award winning creators of The Exonerated comes this piece of documentary theatre based on interviews conducted with thirty seven Iraqi civilians displaced by the violence of war, and driven to seek refuge in Jordan.

Angie Le Mar's "Do You Know Where Your Daughter Is?
17 / 21 / 23-24 Jul - London
4-30 Aug – Edinburgh

This is a fast-paced production witnessing the tensions in the relationship between a mother and a daughter coupled with the devastating consequences of peer pressure.

Flipping the Script
Young Vic | 20 July, 2010

Flipping the Script: the best untold stories of black Britain Flipping the Script gives you the chance to hear a few of the thousands of different voices that make up the black British experience.

Boy Blue: Shades of Blue
03 – 21 July

This July sees Boy Blue Entertainment raising the roof once more at the Barbican as well as taking its infectious hip-hop dance outdoors as part of two exciting festivals. Boy Blue's performances are part of the Barbican's 101 things to do this Summer

Sucker Punch
Royal Court Theatre | 11 June – 31 July 2010

Sucker Punch, the new play by Roy Williams is the story of two young actors-turned-boxers and a former European boxing champ as production boxing trainer.

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Welcome to Thebes
National Theatre, South Bank | 22 June 19 Aug, 2010

Richard Eyre directs a new play by Moira Buffini, Welcome to Thebes, continuing the Travelex £10 Tickets season in the Olivier Theatre and opening on 22 June. 

You Don't Kiss
The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre | 21 – 31 July

Three guys, a park bench and a book of fairytales.
Meet Hartley, sat waiting for his knight in shining armour to arrive.
Enter Justin, who longs for sex in the city.

Into the Hoods
Royal Festival Hall | 30 July to 15 Aug

Into the Hoods is back! This summer show features Akai - winner of Sky1's reality TV show Got To Dance. Following a hugely successful sell-out Christmas season, the street dance spectacular returns this summer - bigger and better than ever.

FELA! on Broadway
Until 30 Sept (Broadway)

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Will & Jada Pinkett Smith present Fela!, the new Broadway musical based on the life of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, marking the first Broadway production that these entertainment icons have presented.

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