The Black British Theatre Awards Tonight


The Black British Theatre awards will be shown live on Sky Arts HD (Freeview channel 11) tonight - Sunday 25th October at 9 pm.

The event will be hosted by Eddie Nestor, the BBC Radio London Presenter and comedic actor known for starring in trailblazing Black UK TV programmes The Real McCoy and Desmonds. Special guest presenters include Dawn Hope (Equity Councillor & Follies), Obioma Ugoala (Hamilton), Jason Pennycooke (Hamilton), Danny Sapani (The Crown & Black Panther) and Akosua Boakye (AkomaAsa Arts, BBTA Youth Outreach & The Lion King London children’s casting director). 

The awards will uplift and inspire audiences nationwide when it airs on free-to-view Sky Arts and Freeview channel 11.

Set to a live music soundtrack by house band Shezar and the Soul Sirens, the vibrant 2020 Black British Theatre Awards will feature an unforgettable line-up of theatre talent gracing the stage to present and accept awards in recognition of Black artistic excellence. 

The 2020 Black British Theatre Awards is presented in partnership with Sky Arts and with sponsorship provided by iMusical, Beats by Dre, Sheer Chemistry, Urdang Academy, Link Talent, Bird College and Guildhall School of Acting. 

The awards will honour the exceptional work by Black professionals across all aspects of theatre-making. Performers, directors, writers, producers, sound, music, lighting and design talent will be awarded for the performances and productions that have captivated audiences over the past year.

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Posted 2 years ago

The engegy and the vibes from the Awards show was incredible but I was disappointed that they did not show all of the amazing winners or give them a name check. Congrats to all the winners and the nominees.


Posted 2 years ago

Who were the winners?