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PROCESSIONS march; celebrating the centenary of the women's vote in London

30 May 2018

We are taking part in the upcoming march PROCESSIONS, a grand event to mark 100 years of the women's vote! 

The event is produced by Artichoke - the UK's largest producer of art in the public realm! Tara Arts' Design Director Claudia Mayer & Artist Madeline Herbert have been leading the banner-making workshops in our Studio. The workshops are open to anyone interested in taking part and lending a hand. Please email [email protected] to book a place!

 

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Joan, Babs & Shelagh Too; Q&A with creator Gemskii

14 May 2018

We spoke with writer, actor and producer Gemskii about her show Joan, Babs & Shelagh Too, part of our women's festival I'll Say It Again! season this month. Gemskii talks about why Joan Littlewood had such an impact on British theatre, and why her story must be shared. Catch it on Wednesday 23rd May, 7.30pm - book here

 

 

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SIGHT/UNSEEN Drama Symposium at Tara Theatre, 27 April

16 April 2018

Amplifying Voices of Southeast and British East Asian Theatre Playwrights

Playreadings, talks and discussions will provide an opportunity to experience and discuss the plays of writers from Southeast Asia and from the British East Asian community. The Sight/Unseen Drama Conference is taking place over two days in South London: 26 April at Goldsmiths, New Cross and 27 April at Tara Theatre, Earlsfield. 

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Chat with Sharon Singh and Adam Samuel-Bal

21 February 2018

The Game of Love and Chai is about the games that potential suitors Rani and Raj play during their first meeting, when each pretends to be someone else. We sat down with actors Sharon Singh (Rani) and Adam Samuel-Bal (Raj) to discuss costumes, confidantes and romance.

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Q&A with zerOclassikal's Mithila Sarma

12 February 2018

We spoke to Mithila Sarma, Artistic Director of zerOclassikal, about the essence of Carnatic music and the concert coming up on Saturday 17th February.

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An Interview with Nigel Planer

6 February 2018

Actor & writer Nigel Planer on his latest play, The Game of Love & Chai, directed by Jatinder Verma and produced by Tara Arts.

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Chigger Foot Boys workshops

23 January 2017

StrongBack Productions is running a series of free workshops related to Chigger Foot Boys, support by the Heritage Lottery Fund for young people to learn about the lives of young Caribbean men who fought in World War One and the world they found themselves in.

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CATHY TYSON TALKS ABOUT CREATING SHE CALLED ME MOTHER

19 January 2017

Cathy Tyson is a BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated actress with over three decades of experience in the creative industries. She is known for her roles in film television and theatre. She began her career at the Liverpool Everyman at the age of 17 before joining the RSC in 1984. She is best known for her role in Mona Lisa (1986) alongside Bob Hoskins.  Cathy plays the protagonist Evangeline in She Called Me Mother at Tara Theatre from Tues 7 to Sat 11 Feb'17.

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70/70 - At the Stroke of the Midnight Hour

3 January 2017

At midnight on 14/15 August 1947, India and Pakistan became independent from the British Empire.

A relationship that formally began with Sir Thomas Roe’s embassy to the court of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1615, ended over three centuries later with the independent nations of India and Pakistan.

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Paradise of the Assassins - Rehearsal Blog Week 1

23 August 2016

"Are you scared? What are you scared of?" - Hussain

Hopefully not the fact I'm writing a weekly rehearsal blog! But here I shall be your window into the rehearsal room of Paradise of The Assassins. So no wasting time, let's get stuck in...

 

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