Run It Back 2018


2nd – 18th September 2021

RUN IT BACK 2021 is at Fairfield Halls Croydon from 2 to 18 September 2021 - more here


Details of the 2018 Production at Hackney Showroom

BSL interpreted show - Thursday 30th August

Duration: 75 minutes

Venue: Hackney Showroom | Hackney Downs Studios | Amhurst Terrace | London | E8 2BT

Accessibility: The venue is fully accessible

Map & Directions

Come. See some great new theatre, shout some lyrics, shake a leg, join in – there is plenty room for all of that.

#TYPT #RunItBack 


Run It Back was a brand new show devised by London’s freshest emerging Black talent, produced by Talawa Theatre Company in 2018. For more about the 2021 production - click here

Run It Back is a powerful, exciting, explosive and immersive new show from Talawa Theatre Company. Directed by movement director Coral MessamRun It Back features dance, physical theatre and a live set from award-winning DJ Conrad Kira to ignite the action.

This production is the latest in a string of sell-out shows from TYPT, Talawa Theatre Company’s annual collaboration with some of today's most exciting emerging Black theatre makers.

  • ★★★★★ The Upcoming (Selina Begum)

    "Run It Back defines the rave culture scene ... realising the British Black experience without condescension ... this summer’s must-see immersive theatre"

  • Creative Team (2018)

    • Director - Coral Messam
    • DJ - Conrad Kira
    • Designer - Amanda Mascarenhas
    • Lighting Designer - Pablo Fernandez Baz
    • Voice Coach - Hazel Holder
    • Assistant Director - Esme Allman
    • Production Manager - Samantha Nurse
    • Stage Manager - Lorrell Rawlins 
    • Assistant Designer - Amada Piedra
    • ASMs - Jimi Ogun & Sasha Bond
    • Creative Producer - Gail Babb
    • Producer - Pooja Sitpura

    Performer/Devisers (2018)

    • Wunmi Ibironke
    • Ayomide Adegun 
    • Johnson Adebayo
    • Jordan Duvigneau
    • Simeon Blake-Hall
    • Tife Kusoro
    • Victoria Buky Esan
    • Ewaoluwa Esther Dina
    • Francesca Amewudah-Rivers
    • Esmonde Edgar Cole


    • Ashlee Elizabeth Lolo Roberts
    • Dzifa Gazo

  • Michaela Coel, Writer and Performer, BAFTA Winner ‘Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme’ and ‘Breakthrough Talent’ 2016, and TYPT:09 alumna

    "I came to TYPT looking for the empowerment to develop as a performer and writer, and I certainly succeeded, we all did. Talawa’s enduring faith in developing new artists is remarkable and for my own journey TYPT was the biggest part of that."

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