Black & Asian


This page will trace the emergence, development and work of  Black, Asian and other minority ethnic theatres active in British alternative theatre from 1968-88. We are currently looking for a specialist in this area of work who would be interested in creating the web page for us. Please contact us for more details.

Companies identified to date:

Asian Co-operative Theatre

Bemarro Sisters

British Asian Theatre

Black Mime Theatre (+ Women’s Troupe)

Black Theatre of Brixton

Black Theatre Co-operative

Carib Theatre

Dark & Light Theatre

Double Edge

Group 3

Harmony Theatre

Hounslow Arts Cooperative

Images Theatre Company


Lambeth Ensemble Theatre

Mitali Arts

Mu Lan Theatre  [East Asian]

Munirah Theatre Company


Natak Ghar

Roots Theatre


Staunch Poets and Players




Theatre of Black Women

Theatro Technis


Ujamaa Players

Umoja Theatre Company

Zuriya Theatre

Also see:

Changing Women Theatre Group

Foco Novo

Options Ltd

Theatre in Exile