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Radiance: An Art Exhibition

28 - 30 Jan

A free art exhibition from the Black Blossoms School of Art and Culture.

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Josephine

29 - 30 Jan 2022

Josephine Baker. The little girl from Missouri who became an original 20th Century icon. Based on the extraordinary story of Josephine Baker: performer, spy and civil rights activist.

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Shingai

29 Jan 2022

The legendary front woman and bassist of the platinum-selling band, Noisettes, Shingai, performs her solo album Too Bold live at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.

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Little Lyric

Our work for little ones, aged 2-11. Includes Saturday morning and half term shows.

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The Elves & The Shoemaker

22 Jan 2022

Elvis Schumacher, cobbler and craftsman, has worked all his life creating the most beautiful footwear.

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The Prologue: Opening Ceremony

28 Jan, 6.30pm

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For The Actors: Monologue Showcase

29 Jan, 2pm

A monologue showcase featuring Black talent.

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For The Conversation

29 Jan, 12pm

The political is always personal.

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For The Babies

30 Jan, 11am

Mother of five, birth activist, doula educator and life coach, Mars Lord facilitates an intimate and life-affirming post-natal care workshop specifically for babies and their parents.

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The Epilogue: Closing Ceremony

30 Jan, 5.30pm

Celebrate the closing ceremony of the festival.

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The High Table

30 Jan, 3.30pm

A rehearsed reading of an epic family drama played out between the heavens and the earth.

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Harriet

30 Jan, 12pm

Join us at the Lyric Cinema for an intimate screening of the 2019 feature film Harriet.

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For The Mind

30 Jan, 1pm

A free workshop supporting mental health within the Black community.

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Butterflies

05 Feb 2022

“I’ve got that funny feeling again… it’s a good thing, right?”

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Plundered!

12 Feb 2022

Whilst searching for hidden treasure, a famously selfish pirate captain has left a once beautiful tropical island littered with rubbish and its inhabitants struggling to survive.

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Robin’s Winter Adventure

15 - 19 Feb 2022

A young boy's incredible journey with a feathered friend.

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Little Red Riding Hood

26 Feb 2022

A wolf in granny's clothing knows all about what fun dressing up can be, and in Little Red Riding Hood our magical wardrobe opens its doors to a fantastic display of gorgeous garments.

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Evolution 2022: Evolution Scratches

01 - 02 Mar 2022

A showcase of brand new 10-minute scratch performances, created by trainees from the Lyric’s flagship industry-leading SPRINGBOARD programme.

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Evolution 2022: Evolution Lab: Electra & The Importance Of Being Earnest

01 & 03 Mar 2022

Our emerging directors tackle two classic plays.

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Evolution 2022: Kick

01 - 04 Mar 2022

An enthralling exploration of motherhood, abortion and loss.

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Evolution 2022: Evolution Lab: Yerma & Three Sisters

02 & 04 Mar 2022

Our emerging directors tackle two classic plays.

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Evolution 2022: Films

03 - 04 Mar 2022

Enjoy five short films, created in collaboration with the Roundhouse.

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Messy

05 Mar 2022

Meet Daisy. She's got a messy brain and a messy bedroom. No matter what she does, "The Mess" just seems to follow her about! Which makes it very difficult to look for stuff. Important stuff. Like Mr Twiggy!

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Pebble on the Beach

12 Mar 2022

Welcome to Sandyway Bay!

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Oldilocks and the 3 Bears

19 Mar 2022

One winter, Oldilocks finds a teddy bear in the park and remembers a delicious bowl of porridge she tasted years ago in the woods.

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The Hug

26 Mar 2022

Long Nose Puppets are proud to announce their brand-new show.

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Jabala and the Jinn

02 - 09 Apr 2022

A story of a little girl’s encounter with a very cheeky Jinn.

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2022 Season

Scandaltown

07 Apr - 14 May

'Dear Miss Tweetwell, the ladder is where I live. For at the top lies reputation and wealth and at the bottom: ignominy and squalor.'

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The Story Game

23 Apr 2022

Andrew Barnett Jones has made up stories for loads of top TV shows including The Amazing World of Gumball, Mr Bean: The Animated Series, Dick’n’Dom’s Diddy Movies and Diddy TV, Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, Shaun the Sheep, The 4 O’Clock Club and The Slammer.

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2022 Season

Britannicus

26 May - 25 Jun

Power and succession are in the very bones of Rome.

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2022 Season

Closer

14 Jul - 13 Aug

In the chaos of London; four strangers meet, fall in love and fall apart as desire turns to heartbreak.

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2022 Season

Heather

29 Sep - 29 Oct

‘I want this life and more. I want to see you, lady of the house, presiding yourself like Queen Nefertiti, over all of them.’

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Panto 2022

Jack and the Beanstalk

19 Nov 2022 - 07 Jan 2023

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