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Soapbox by TYPT:15 - 20-22 August 2015

Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, NW3 3HY

Devised by Talawa Theatre Company's TYPT:15 Company
Directed by Christopher Simpson


SOAPBOX: A dynamic new show blending physical theatre, lyrical text and live music.

TYPT is Talawa Theatre Company's flagship programme for emerging theatre makers. Every year a new team of emerging and established artists come together to create a brand new show in just 4 weeks.

Soapbox, the TYPT:15 production, played at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Embassy Theatre between 20 and 22 August 2015.

How does the politician craft her speech to get our votes?

How does the property developer spin the story of our city?

Who listens when the homeless man speaks?

SOAPBOX was a dynamic new show blending physical theatre, lyrical text and live music. 

First performed: 20 – 22 August 2015, Embassy Theatre

A whisper, a scream or a desperate plea; step into a unique world where people dare to speak.

  • Christopher Simpson, Director

    "it’s the story of how you get out of the box you’ve been put into, to articulate in a free and dynamic way."

    Arise TV Interview

    Dear Anonymous Black Man - Teaser


    Alaba Nwanya Faaiz Mbelizi Jasmine Breinburg Liah Tecle Patrick Elue Rosemary Akinola

    Writer and Deviser: Aude Konan

    Assistant Designer/ASM: Alice Simonato


    Director: Christopher Simpson

    Movement: Coral Messam and Christopher Simpson

    Designer: Mila Sanders

    Lighting Designer: Pablo Fernández Baz

    Musician: Fran Lobo

    Production Manager: Samantha Nurse

    Stage Manager (on book): Julia Nimmo

    Producer: Gail Babb

    Assistant Director: Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu

  • SOAPBOX - TYPT:15 Performed at The Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: 20 - 22 August 2015

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