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Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
020 8741 6822 ext. 404 www.lyric.co.uk

January 2022

Radiance: An Art Exhibition

January 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 30, 2022

Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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A free art exhibition from the Black Blossoms School of Art and Culture. This exhibition is curated by Bolanle Tajudeen and Pacheanne Anderson from the Black Blossoms School of Art and Culture and features painting, sculptural installation and film. Radiance exhibits the manifestation of the artists thoughts and feelings towards diasporic African & Caribbean radiance. Black Blossoms School of Art and Culture is an e-learning platform which delivers short course & masterclasses that decolonise, deconstruct and democratise art history and creative learning. Classes…

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Lyric Theatre – Josephine

January 29
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One event on January 30, 2022 at 12:00 am

Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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Josephine Baker. The little girl from Missouri who became an original 20th Century icon. Based on the extraordinary story of Josephine Baker: performer, spy and civil rights activist. But, almost 50 years after her death, Café Josephine, a down-at-heel New York diner dedicated to her memory, faces closure.  Nobody remembers Josephine, who she was, what she did, what she stood for. And she just can’t allow that. With a sultry, Harlem Renaissance-inspired score, spring-heeled Charleston dancing and a hatful of…

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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre presents Shingai

January 29 @ 8:30 pm GMT
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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The legendary front woman and bassist of the platinum-selling band, Noisettes, Shingai, performs a solo set including songs from her album Too Bold live at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Shingai’s album is an effervescent soundscape inspired by the sounds of her London, Bantu and Zimbabwean heritage. Renowned for her spellbinding performances, and described by Rolling Stone as “the new afrofuturist pop goddess,” Shingai will take you on a sonic odyssey that will leave you mesmerised. Don’t miss this exquisite songstress…

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Lemn Sissay: Gold From The Stone

January 30 @ 2:30 pm GMT
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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Join the Lyric Theatre for an afternoon with Lemn Sissay, one of Britain’s most popular and celebrated poets. Experience his seminal body of work with a selection of readings by Lemn himself as well as stories about his life and work. Lemn Sissay was seventeen when he wrote his first poetry book, which he hand-sold to the miners and millworkers of Wigan. Since then, his poems have become landmarks, sculpted in granite and built from concrete, recorded on era-defining albums…

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February 2022

Running With Lions

February 10March 12
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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‘Joshy is gone. No badda bawl an disappear, yuh cyaan bring him back.’ Following the death of a loved one, a British-Caribbean family struggles to come to terms with their grief. Isolated by their generational beliefs and challenges to their faith and mental health, they live between the things they do and do not say. Running With Lions explores the journey of one family’s reconciliation after loss and the rediscovery of love and joy. Running With Lions is the first play from…

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April 2022

Scandaltown

April 7May 14
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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'Dear Miss Tweetwell, the ladder is where I live. For at the top lies reputation and wealth and at the bottom: ignominy and squalor.' When noble heroine Miss Phoebe Virtue receives worrisome news on Instagram that her twin brother Jack may be endangering his reputation in London Town, she decides she must visit herself, and investigate… Set in our contemporary post-pandemic capital, full of illicit sex, political hypocrisy and the machinations of a fame-hungry elite, Mike Bartlett’s new play, directed…

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May 2022

Britannicus

May 26June 25
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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'Tyranny always promises good things.' Power and succession are in the very bones of Rome. Agrippina – desperate to cling onto power – has ensured her son, Nero, is the Roman Emperor, in place of his half-brother and the rightful heir. But the corridors of power and Nero’s own obsession turn a once virtuous ruler into an oppressive tyrant. This noble tragedy explores monarchy, dictatorship and depravity. Translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a tour de force, once described as…

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July 2022

Closer

July 14August 13
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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'I need you. I can’t think, I can’t work, I can’t breathe. We are going to die. Please…save me.' Dan and Alice. Anna and Dan. Larry and Anna. Alice and Larry. In the chaos of London; four strangers meet, fall in love and fall apart as desire turns to heartbreak. Closer is the Olivier award-winning play of the hit film. In a radical new staging by Clare Lizzimore this funny and uncompromising modern classic cuts to the quick of human…

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September 2022

Heather

September 29October 29
Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square, King Street,
Hammersmith, London W6 0QL
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‘I want this life and more. I want to see you, lady of the house, presiding yourself like Queen Nefertiti, over all of them.’ Heather is newly married. She’s finally living the life she always dreamed of. She hates it more than she can bear. Trapped in a conventional life brimming with social expectation and outdated ideals, free spirited Heather is plagued with thoughts of the freedom and passion she once knew. When she sees her life and sanity begin…

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