For more information on the history of Talawa, archive material and resources supporting the history of Black theatre in Britain please follow the links below.

  • Archives and Resources
    • National Theatre Black Plays Archive

      View the Talawa Theatre Company catalogue

      The online catalogue for the first professional production of every African, Caribbean and Black British play produced in Britain.

    • Trading Faces: Recollecting Slavery Online

      Visit the website

      Trading Faces makes use of archive documents, video and audio material to explore the legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in British performing arts and society using an interactive technological language.

    • Talawa Theatre Company Archive at the V&A

      View the Talawa Theatre Company Archive Catalogue

      Records of administration, production, photographs, audio-visual recordings, press cuttings, prompt scripts, fundraising, Blackgrounds and Blackstage project records.

      V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
      Blythe House
      23 Blythe Road
      London W14 0QX

      V&A Website
      020 7942 2723

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