Running With Lions

Running With Lions

Lyric Hammersmith

Available to 12 March 2022
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A family drama of love, loss and hope. 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.

‘Joshy is gone. No badda bawl an disappear, yuh cyaan bring him back.’

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 exciting new writing talent Sian Carter. And will be directed by Michael Buffong, Talawa Theatre Company’s Artistic Director (Guys & Dolls; King Lear; All My Sons, Talawa Theatre Company/Royal Exchange) and is a co-production with Talawa Theatre Company, the UK’s outstanding Black British Theatre Company.

Duration: 2 hours 20 mins (inc interval)

Age: 14+

Running with Lions,
King Street,
Lyric Square,
London W6 0QL

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