Walk in the Light

A week of events, led by actor Giles Terera, honouring the rich contribution that black artists have made to British theatre over the past 50 years.

Carmen Munroe and Don Warrington join Giles Terera to talk about their careers and recall their favourite memories of a period that saw alternative and ground-breaking voices, flourishing theatre writing by Matura and Soyinka, and Arts Council subsidy for Temba Theatre.

Oscar James and Mustapha Matura join Michael Billington to discuss their experiences of a period that saw groundbreaking voices emerging, flourishing theatre writing by Matura and Soyinka, and an Arts Council subsidy for Temba Theatre.

David Harewood and Gary Wilmot talk to Liza Tarbuck about their careers and recall their favourite memories of a period that saw the NT's all-black Measure for Measure, the formation of Talawa, the colour-blind/conscious casting debate, and the RSC's first black Shakespearean king.

Bonnie Greer, Winsome Pinnock, Hugh Quarshie and Paulette Randall join Burt Caesar discuss their experiences of a period that saw the NT's all-black Measure for Measure, the formation of Talawa, the colour-blind casting debate, and the RSC's first black Shakespearean king.

Rakie Ayola and Clive Rowe talk to Adjoa Andoh about their careers and recall their favourite memories of a period that saw a black Hamlet from Paris, a panto dame at Hackney, a Trigorin at the Court, and actors being lured to Hollywood.

Nicholas Hytner, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Alex Lanipekun and Tanya Moodie join Genista McIntosh to discuss their experiences of a period that saw a black Hamlet from Paris, a panto dame at Hackney, a Trigorin at the Court, and actors being lured to Hollywood.

Adjoa Andoh, Sharon D Clarke, David Harewood, Lenny Henry, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jenny Jules, Cyril Nri and Clive Rowe are among the guests in a unique performance capturing the 50-year journey of black theatre through words and music.