Inaugural Black British Theatre awards

30th SETEMBER 2019

On Sunday 27 October the first Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA) will take place in Islington, London, at a venue yet to be announced. The awards aim to recognise and celebrate the contributions of a multitude of Black people in the arts.

Out of hundreds of nominees, only a few could be selected; you can view the shortlist at Those up for an award include Sharon D Clarke, Lenny Henry and Arinzé Kene.

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