Book Tickets To See New Show Running With Lions In London

Joan Agie
Feb 14, 2022 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Feb 14, 2022
Book Tickets To See New Show Running With Lions In London

This is a story about a family's reconciliation after the loss of a loved one and how they together struggle to come to terms with grief. 'Running With Lions' is the first play by the exciting debutant writer, Sian Carter.

It is directed by Michael Buffong and co-produced by Talawa Theatre Company.

Watch the journey of this British-Caribbean family navigate grief and towards the rediscovery of joy and love. Book 'Running With Lions' London tickets now and explore the struggle of generational beliefs and mental health issues associated with grief.

About 'Running With Lions'

What is 'Running With Lions' about?

This play is about a family's reconciliation. 'Running With Lions' is about a British-Caribbean family and how they struggle to cope with the passing of a loved one.

The challenges isolate the family due to generational beliefs, faith, and mental health issues. They live with these things without saying anything to one another. This story is about reconciliation and the rediscovery of joy and love after a tough time.

Sian Carter is here at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in Lyric Square for the first time with her first play. Michael Buffong directs the show. Buy 'Running With Lions' tickets now.

What age is 'Running With Lions' suitable for?

The show is recommended for ages 14+.

How long is 'Running With Lions'?

The runtime is around two hours and 20 minutes, including the interval.

Who is in the 'Running With Lions' London cast?

Ruby Barker leads the cast along with Wil Johnson, Nickcolia King-N'da, Suzette Llewellyn, and Velile Tshabalala. Ruby Barker is known for playing the character of Marina Thompson in 'Bridgerton'.

Wil Johnson is known for his role in 'Walking The Dead', Nickcolia has starred in 'The Death Of A Black Man', Suzette is known for playing Sheree Trueman in 'EastEnders', and Velile is known for her role in 'Call The Midwife'.

Who is the team behind 'Running With Lions'?

London is ready to witness the first play from a brilliant new writing talent, Sian Carter. The show's director is Michael Buffong, and the show is co-produced by him along with Talawa Theatre Company.

Michael Buffong is the artistic director of Talawa Theatre Company (an outstanding Black British Theatre Company in the UK) and his work includes 'King Lear', 'Guys & Dolls', 'All My Sons', and more.

The set and costumes have been designed by Soutra Gilmour, Aideen Malone is in charge of lighting, and Tony Gayle controls the sound. More information about the team is to be announced later.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is 'Running With Lions' being performed?

The play is on at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL.

How do I get to Lyric Hammersmith Theatre?

If you are travelling from London in a car, take the A4 to reach the destination.

Hammersmith is the nearest tube station, just a minute away from the theatre.

Kensington is the nearest train station.

You can also catch buses to the theatre.

Where can I park near Lyric Hammersmith Theatre?

Kings Mall Car Park is one of the nearest car parks.

Where are the toilet facilities at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre?

There are toilets on all levels of the theatre, including the stalls, balcony, and cafe. Accessible toilets are also available. There is also a changing toilet in the Reuben Foundation Wing.

Is Lyric Hammersmith Theatre accessible?

The theatre is fully accessible with elevators to all the levels and level access available too.

Where can I eat nearby?

Here are some popular restaurants in the area: The Lyric Bar & Grill, Hop Poles, Baba G Lebanese Grill, and Blanche Eatery.

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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