Moving through joy and suffering, laughter and longing, this soul-baring odyssey by award-winning artist Lanre Malaolu is an ode to what it means to be a Black man in Britain today.
Samskara premiered at The Yard Theatre in November 2021 and returned for another sell-out run in 2022.
★★★★ “Ingenious” (The Guardian)
★★★★ “A triumph” (The Stage)
Time Out London Top Pick
Guardian Critic’s Choice
ELEPHANT IN tHE
This semi-autobiographical work, created and performed by Lanre, takes a sharp sideways look at the insidious stigma around mental health issues, asking how race, class and culture can affect the way we choose to address them. And what happens when we don’t…
Commissioned by Camden People's Theatre (2019).
Supported by: Arts Council England, Battersea Arts Centre, Camden Peoples Theatre, Talawa Theatre Company, The WellcomeTrust, MGCfutures & The Place.
"The ‘elephant’ is never named, but it is shown – beautifully..."
★★★★ The Stage
"A powerful tour de force..."
★★★★ The Upcoming
(Kiln Theatre, BEST CHOREOGRAPHER NOMINATION, Black British Theatre Awards)
(English Touring Theatre)
So Many Reasons (Soho)
The Pulverized (Arcola)