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Talawa Theatre Company is a Black British theatre company founded in 1986. The core of the company's work is championing reinterpretations of classic plays, developing new writing and directing talent and producing plays from and about the African diaspora and Black British Community. The Company is a National Portfolio Organisation, supported by funding from Arts Council England in recognition of consistently high quality artistic work and audience development, - Source: Wikipedia

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