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Award-winning Paul Robeson play to raise funds for five campaigns and charities
Various Venues | On tour

Call Mr. Robeson, an award-winning play about the African-American singer, actor and Civil Rights activist, Paul Robeson, is to be performed at Theatro Technis in Camden, London

Six Rounds
Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London | 7 Jun – 2 Jul

Liminal Space presents the European premiere of Six Rounds by award winning African- American playwright John ADEkoje and is directed by Prav MJ.

Iroko Theatre Company presents Iye Aja [] Umbilical Cord Project
Newham African-Caribbean Resource Centre | 9 Jul

A piece of music theatre exploring how African rituals and customs have been adapted to suit living in the UK

21 June – 10 July
By Lydia Adetunji, directed Dan Barnard and Rachel Briscoe
When militants attack a new oil pipeline, British journalists and international spin doctors rush to the scene: everyone wants the inside story.

Kat's Got Your Tongue | A Comedy Show by Kat
Theatre Royal Stratford East | 10 / 11 Jul

Kat Francois - award winning performance poet, playwright, and former World Slam Poetry Champion - turns her hand to comedy.

The Wiz
Birmingham / Yorkshire | 10 Jun – 16 Jul

A Super Soul Musical
This is a funny, bold and iconic African-American re-telling of The Wizard Of Ozmade famous by Motown Productions' cult movie starring Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as The Scarecrow and Richard Pryor as The Wiz.

E4 Udderbelly Festival
Southbank Centre, London | Until 17 Jul

12 weeks of udderly affordable entertainment for all ages and all tastes starting from 21st April.

Intermission Theatre, St Saviour's Church | 21 Jul

An exciting showcase for actors, writers and directors bringing London's talented artists together for one night only. 10 plays will be performed ranging from new writing to excerpts from published plays

TriForce Present: Half Baked with Chizzy Akudolu's "The Rec Room"
Soho Theatre | 22 July

Continuing our season of Half Baked - TriForce bring a stirring play about three women left to pace the corridors of a mental institution.

Talawa's Flipping the Script at the Young Vic: House of Zerquera by Atiha Sen Gupta
Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London | 28 July

Talawa Theatre Company's Flipping the Script is an annual celebration of new black British writing and is now in its fourth year.

Quincy: The Book Of Quincy, The Comedic Scriptures
Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, Stratford | 28 Jul

We're celebrating the start of summer with four hot nights of cutting edge comedy: the sparkiest acts, the ones with the cult following and the award-winners

Andi Osho - All The Single Ladies
Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, Stratford | 29 Jul

Following her hit 2010 Edinburgh debut, Andi is back home in Newham. In this brutally honest and totally hilarious stand up show

Africa Lives! Theatre presents Congo Independence – a preview play by Shana Mongwana
Hackney Wicked Festival | 29 Jul

As part of the Hackney Wicked Festival, artistic director of Africa Lives! Shana Mongwanga will be featured with a 10-15 minutes preview of her new play Congo Independence which will be performing along with other work during the Come and Go- Theatre Festival which is part of the Hackney Wicked Festival, at the Hive Theatre.

Queen Pokou
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford | 29-30 Jul

A Black Madonna, a West African hero or a sovereign willing to do anything to reign? A new play based on the life of Ashanti Princess Abraha Pokou and her legendary journey to create a new nation.

Sadler's Wells | 20 Jul – 28 Aug

The award-winning Fela arrives at Sadler's Wells this summer; a provocative hybrid of dance, theatre and music exploring the extravagant

Double Feature
National Theatre | 18 July – 10 Sept

Four new plays by exciting writers performed in The Paintframe, at the National Theatre. This summer for the first and only time, this space will be transformed into a performance space.

Shrek The Musical ®
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London | Until 19 Feb, 2012

Shrek the Musical ® opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on May 6, 2011 starring Nigel Lindsay as Shrek, Richard Blackwood as Donkey, Nigel Harman as Lord Farquaad and Amanda Holden as Princess Fiona.

* FREE* Pegasus Opera's Singing Academy looking for teenage stars of the future
The Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton | From 12 Feb 2011 [term time until 2014]

Pegasus Opera Company is looking for young people to be part of a new singing academy in Lambeth called POSA (Pegasus Opera Singing Academy).

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