Tiata Delights 08

Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, United Kingdom, N1 1TA

The British African Theatre Company Tiata Fahodzi presents Tiata Delights 08, its fourth annual new writing initiative, presenting a week of work from emerging and established British African writers.

Over the course of the week, six new plays will receive staged readings by three directors, overseen by Artistic Director Femi Elufowoju, jr. This year’s season opens with a new play written by 2008 Laurence Olivier award-winner Bola Agbaje.


Mon & Tue
In Time by Bola Agbaje (Nigeria)
The Burial by Francis Aidoo (Ghana)

Wed & Thu
Liquid Gold by Yvonne Dodoo (Ghana)
Burned To Nothing by Rex Obano(Nigeria)

Fri & Sat
Walking Waterfall by Nii Ayikwei Parkes (Ghana)
Pandora’s Box by Ade Solanke (Nigeria)

Cast & Creatives

Jenny Jules, Danny Sapani, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Cathy Tyson, Ellen Thomas, Cyril Nri, Christopher Colquhoun, Ayo-Dele Ajana, Jude Akuwudike, Aml Ameen, Shyko Amos, Adetomiwa Edun, Tunde Euba, Cush Jumbo, Martina Laird, Charles Mnene, Yetunde Oduwole, Rhoda Ofori-Attah, Chike Okonkwo, Marcy Oni, Ben Onwukwe, Israel Oyelumade, Richard Pepple, Joy Elias-Rilwan, Clifford Samuel
Bola Agbaje, Francis Aidoo, Yvonne Dodoo, Rex Obano, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Ade Solanke
Syan Blake, Femi Elufowoju Jr., Gbemisola Ikumelo, Nick Oshikanlu
Tiata Fahodzi

Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street, London, United Kingdom, N1 1TA
020 7359 4404
Official site
Nearest tube
Angel/Highbury & Islington (800m)
Nearest bus
4, 19, 30, 43 (Route 43 is accessible)
Nearest train
Highbury & Islington

NCP at the Business Design Centre off Upper Street. Some parking available in streets adjoining Almeida Street. Drop off and pick up right outside main entrance. Patrons welcome to use a private phone to arrange pick up.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 020 7288 4999
available for all disabled people and their companions.
Limited mobility
23 seats in the front row offer the best leg room.
Access description
Level access to foyer through automatic sliding doors or through double glass doors opening both ways. Wheelchair users can push a button to open the sliding doors. Box Office with lowered counter in the foyer. Stalls down 6 steps or a sloped walkway. Access to circle via 2 staircases of 27 steps each with handrails on each side. Good signage throughout. The floors in the foyer are concrete.
Hearing impaired
Sennheiser Infra-red assisted hearing system in the auditorium.
Guide dogs policy
Allowed into auditorium - please book an aisle seat. Staff are also happy to dog sit.
2 spaces for wheelchair or scooter users in the stalls. 8 wheelchair and scooter transfer spaces are available to aisle seats in rows A and B - escorts not required. Theatre also provides 1 wheelchair for loan. Auditorium is carpeted.
Accessible men's and women's in the foyer, each with 1 cubicle that is wider and has handrails for people with mobility difficulties.
Disabled toilets
Adapted toilets inside the foyer by the lift.
Level access to Café Bar located just off the foyer area. The Café Bar has wooden floors, moveable seating and offers table service. Section of bar counter is wheelchair accessible (80cm high). Menu available on blackboard written in white chalk and in large print. Drinks may be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens