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We are currently closed with all public performances to the end of the year cancelled or postponed. We will reopen for new socially distanced shows in January 2021.

A Lyric Hammersmith Production

Heart of Hammersmith

Co-directed by Rachel O’Riordan & Alex Hurst
Summer 2021
Running time
Main House

Heart of Hammersmith is the Lyric’s new large-scale community production, which will open in Summer 2021, the production will celebrate and tell the stories of the people and community of Hammersmith. Working directly with the people of West London who will create the production from their stories, alongside a team of professional creatives including co-directors Artistic Director Rachel O’Riordan and the Lyric’s resident Assistant Director Alex Hurst.

The production will be led by a group of 15 young people recruited from West London and aged 18-25. They will shape and develop the direction of the production, and they will recruit other members of their community to be involved with the show, to create a truly inter-generational production.

Applications open today for young people interested in being part of Heart of Hammersmith. To apply you must be aged 18-25 and currently live in West London (Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Richmond Upon Thames and Wandsworth).

The application form is available here

Further details along with on sale for Heart of Hammersmith will be announced shortly.