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Cathy Tyson actor and producer at Pitchlake Productions

Cathy Tyson actor and producer at Pitchlake Productions

22 March 2017

Cathy Tyson talks about her inspiring experience of touring She Called Me Mother with Black Theatre Live and the company she co-founded with Michelle Inniss and Cara Nolan, Pitchlake Productions.

Jeffery Kissoon on Directing Hamlet

Jeffery Kissoon on Directing Hamlet

20 October 2016

Legendary actor Jeffery Kissoon talks to us about Shakespeare and directing Britain's first all-black cast of Hamlet for the Black Theatre Live consortium..

Black Theatre Live & Queen's hall Arts seed commission

Black Theatre Live & Queen's hall Arts seed commission

13 October 2016

Butterflies from Open Clasp Theatre Company, Cartina McHugh artistic director.

The Diary of a Bury Boy or Girl  - young people's responses to the Diary of a Hounslow Girl on tour

The Diary of a Bury Boy or Girl - young people's responses to the Diary of a Hounslow Girl on tour

27 June 2016

Filmed in partnership between the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and YMCA Suffolk.

Black Theatre Live - Marketing In Bury St Edmunds

Black Theatre Live - Marketing In Bury St Edmunds

16 December 2015

Firstly, I’ll introduce myself, I’m Emma and I recently started as Marketing Manager for Tara Arts. Previously to this I was Marketing Manager for the rather lovely Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, one of the 8 consortium venues for Black Theatre Live.   

Three Women & A Dream - Michelle Inniss on Pitch Lake Production's debut tour

Three Women & A Dream - Michelle Inniss on Pitch Lake Production's debut tour

29 October 2015

I received an email from Cathy Tyson in December 2014 saying, what do you think of this? The email was an application of interest to Black Theatre Live. She was surprised when I said, yes, let’s go for it! Well, why not? What did we have to lose? 

Cathy Tyson talks about creating She Called Me Mother to tour with Pitch Lake Productions & Black Theatre Live

Cathy Tyson talks about creating She Called Me Mother to tour with Pitch Lake Productions & Black Theatre Live

16 October 2015

Cathy Tyson is a BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated actress with over three decades of experience in the creative industries. She is known for her roles in film television and theatre. She began her career at the Liverpool Everyman at the age of 17 before joining the RSC in 1984. She is best known for her role in Mona Lisa (1986) alongside Bob Hoskins.  Cathy will be playing the protagonist Evangeline in She Called Me Mother on national tour, Oct - Nov 2015