The Kiln Theatre (formerly The Tricycle Theatre)

Available from 5 June 2024 to 29 June 2024

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The Royal Shakespeare Company in association with Kiln Theatre present English by Sanaz Toossi

‘In this room, we are native speakers. We think in English. We laugh in English. Our inhales, our exhales – we fill our lungs in English.’

A classroom in Iran. Four adult classmates grapple with learning English as a foreign language. As they attempt to perfect their accents, pronunciation and vocabulary, they realise that there is more to their lives than can ever be uttered through language.

This comic and deeply moving play by Sanaz Toossi won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2023. Playwright and Director Diyan Zora directs. Recent work includes Mom, How Did You Meet The Beatles (Chichester) and Tom Fool (Orange Tree Theatre). Transferring direct from its European premiere at Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, English is presented in association with Kiln Theatre.

Watch English at The Kiln Theatre London

One of London’s most respected and loved theatres, the Kiln Theatre is located in the heart of Kilburn, North London. This theatre has an outstanding reputation for presenting plays that reflect the cultural diversity of its community, in particular by Black, Irish, Jewish, Asian and South African writers.

The kiln Theatre is also known for responding to contemporary issues and events with its ground-breaking plays and political work.

The Theatre opened in a converted Forester's Hall in 1980 as the permanent home of the Wakefield Tricycle Company, a touring theatre company known for producing British premieres, new writing, children's shows and theatre for the community in London and southeast England. 

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261 Kilburn High Road NW6 7JR

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