Black Theatre Live



Written by Theresa Ikoko
Directed by Elayce Ismail
Casting by Nadine Rennie CDG

HEATHER AGYEPONG - Haleema Heather is currently an Associate Artist at Talawa Theatre Company.  Theatre includes: So Many Reasons (Fuel Theatre & Ovalhouse Theatre); Best Friends (Ovalhouse); Brent in a Tent (Tricycle Theatre); Hatch (Talawa Theatre); Jagged Edge (Acrylick); Still Barred (Initiative.dkf); Switch (Tricycle Theatre); Antigone (T:24 Kent).  Film includes: Motherland (National Youth Film Academy).  Heather is also a visual artist, and has worked with such organisations as Autograph ABP, Dulwich Picture Gallery. She is currently under commission for the Tate.

YVETTE BOAKYE - Ruhab Yvette trained in acting at the Oxford School of Drama. Since completing the three-year course she has gone on to perform at Hampstead Theatre, Soho Theatre (for Writers Avenue), Arcola Theatre (for Miniaturists 50), Drill Hall, Blenheim Palace (Oxford School of Drama), Etcetera Theatre (Skin Like Butter) and Latitude Festival.  Yvette returns to reprise her role in Girls after a successful run at HighTide, Birmingham Rep and Soho Theatre. Her first written play, which she also directed, was shown at York Gardens in summer 2016.  

YASMIN MWANZA - Tisana Theatre includes: St George and the Dragon (Workshop, National Theatre Studio); Blithe Spirit (Manchester School of Theatre); Doña Rosita (Manchester School of Theatre); The Blue Room (Manchester School of Theatre); King Richard II (Manchester School of Theatre); Lear’s Daughters (Arts Educational Schools). Film includes: Leave to Remain (BBC3). Yasmin won Best Screen Actor - Spotlight Awards 2017.