Brixton’s Black ballet dancer is back

Shevelle Dynott was nine when a ballet outreach programme visited St John’s primary in Angell Town. Now 30 and after a ballet career at...

Brixton company’s films on ignorance, hate and hope

https://youtu.be/ReTqT_32ay0 A young Brixton theatre company this week premiered One, a series of short films exploring race. Live streamed, One uses a combination of dance, drama, music and poetry...

Heroines – a great success

It’s difficult to make compelling theatre out of a monologue. But if last evening’s broadcast of the first part of the Heroines trilogy by...

Heroines – a new online production from the Jermyn Street Theatre

Phaedra was a princess in Greek mythology, half sister to the minotaur - half bull, half man - and kidnapped by her husband-to-be. If...

Legacy & Hope – a concert by the Pegasus Opera Company

Celebrate Black History Month with “Legacy & Hope” a concert by The Pegasus Opera Company. This free performance can be viewed at 7.30pm on Sunday...

New Season at Theatre Peckham

   Theatre Peckham’s reopening season showcases the voices and work of young Black artists in London Following six months of closure, Theatre Peckham, celebrates its reopening with...

Brixton music hall history – can you help?

The wonderful Loughborough Road Histories website is involved in a project, already generating enthusiasm, to research Brixton’s music hall history. Brixton, including Loughborough Road, was...

Brixton House director joins call for anti-racist theatres

Gbolahan Obisesan, artistic director and CEO of Brixton House, the new theatre being built on Coldharbour Lane in Brixton, is one of more than...

Longfield Hall LOCKDOWN LIVE (Summer season)

LONGFIELD HALL LOCKDOWN LIVE is a summer season of fortnightly online productions. BEST OF OUR LIVES – Thursday 11 June | 7:30pm LOVE IS LIVE –...

The Old Vic launches a new digital channel

Your Old Vic is a way of keeping connected to events in the Old Vic Theatre Over the coming weeks you can visit their digital...

The best seat – in your own home

The National Theatre building on the Southbank is closed to the public until at least 30 June, but it is streaming National Theatre Home...

New Ovalhouse director to oversee move to Brixton House

From the spring of next year Brixton will be home to a major new centre of the performing arts. Ovalhouse Theatre, with its long...

Alex Wheatle book on stage

Crongton Knights, the award-winning young adult novel by Alex Wheatle – The Bard of Brixton – has been adapted for the stage by Pilot...

Ladylikes – They’re dissecting modern anxieties in Brixton

Female comedy duo, Ladylikes, launch their comedy night Sketchy Ladies at the Ritzy, Brixton in January. Phoebe Batteson-Brown and Miztli Rose, met in 2017...

Something for the kids

Clapham Omnibus theatre is the setting for the latest version of The Little Prince – the fantasy morality tale penned by a French aristocrat...

Ovalhouse’s final Kennington performance to break down walls

Anetha Sivanathan surveys the final season of Lambeth’s historic theatre, Ovalhouse, before its move from its home of 50 years to Brixton   For its last...

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You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...