Black Theatre Live


Prison Games

The Artistic Director, Marcus Hercules, is an actor who has worked  in theatre and performed in over ten different television productions. He has worked extensively across the UK with various arts organisations and communities on initiatives that are designed to get young people involved in theatre. To date we have produced several plays: Different Perspectives and Space Dread which were performed at The Contact Theatre.

Marcus Hercules is an enthusiastic Actor, Director, Writer and workshop leader with professional experience of theatre, television and film. As an actor Marcus has performed for Contact Theatre, Talawa, the Tricycle, Nottingham Arts, Manchester Library Theatre, the Lowry and Reading theatres.  TV credits include Brookside, Holby City, Casualty and the Bill. He has worked with Will Powers and also with Jatinder Verma, (Artistic Director of Tara Arts) on his production of ‘Journey to the West’. Following this he directed Contact Young Actors Company in ‘Minority Report’ a new play by Leah Chillery. He then wrote the script for ‘Children of a Revolution’; ‘Carry Mi Acke’ and his one person show ‘Different Perspectives’.