News & Blog


12 May 2017

Read Nona Shepphard, Director of Combustion blog on the prescience of Asif Khan's new comic-drama  World premiere at Tara Theatre from 17th May prior to a nationwide tour.

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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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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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New Theatre, New Season!

28 July 2016

Debut season at Tara Theatre to open with co-production of Paradise of the Assassins

  • Anthony Clark to direct the first ever staging of a the 19th century Indian novella about the medieval cult of Assassins
  • Other season highlights include Black Theatre Live’s new version of Hamlet directed by Jeffery Kissoon and Ambreen Razia's The Diary of a Hounslow Girl
  • Further Tara co-productions include Vagabonds, a distinctive take on the life of Thin Lizzie’s Phil Lynott and a journey with Shakespeare’s mischievous Puck for children in Round the World in 40 Minutes
  • Panto comes to Earlsfield with Bollywood Jack
  • Dynamic pricing introduced across all shows to reward loyal bookers



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Earlsfield resident photo project

1 September 2015

Local for many years and a loyal customer to Tara Theatre Maggie Gilbert has made available to us a photo project originally intended for her children of photographs of Garratt Lane.  See how much (or little) has changed since then!

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