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NEWS: The cast is announced for Young Vic’s The New Tomorrow

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The cast of The New Tomorrow, a weekend of pop-up performances celebrating the Young Vic’s 50th birthday, has been announced. Taking place on 3 and 4 October 2020 – the first piece of live theatre at the Young Vic since the pandemic closed UK theatres in March – will interrogate the change that has come and is coming, and what the next 50 years …

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NEWS: The Black British Theatre Awards reveal 2020 nominees & announce the ceremony will be broadcast on Sky Arts

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The BBTAs have revealed the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards nominee list, voted almost entirely by the public and representing some of the finest work by Black performers and creatives in UK theatre. The 2020 awards ceremony will air on Sky Arts this autumn, as part of the channel’s free to air line-up.

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NEWS: New writer Nicole Botha draws on personal experience in her online play Call Me By My Name, a response to the Black Lives Matter movement

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Nicole Botha’s new play Call Me By My Name, being broadcast live from London’s Apple Cart Arts on 21 and 22 October 2020, was written during lockdown and is a direct response to the recent wave in the Black Lives Matter movement. Inspired to put pen to paper during the Black Lives Matter riots in August this year, South African …