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Abraham Popoola is an actor and director. He is known for Electric Dreams, Les Misérables, and A Christmas Carol. (read complete bio)
BWW Review: UNPRECEDENTED - EPISODE FIVE, BBC iPlayer Photo BWW Review: UNPRECEDENTED - EPISODE FIVE, BBC iPlayer
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 4, 2020

As part of the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine initiative, Unprecedented is a series of 14 plays written by a diverse group of playwrights; conceived, produced and performed during lockdown. Episodes one to four were broadcast on BBC Four, with the final episode released exclusively on iPlayer

Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In Photo Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In UNPRECEDENTED: THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The cast of over 50 UK actors taking part in Unprecedented: Theatre from the State of Isolation has been announced.

Photo Flash: BETRAYAL Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: BETRAYAL Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal held it's press night on 13 March at the Harold Pinter Theatre.  The strictly limited season ends on 1 June.  Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox.

BWW Review: PINTER FIVE and PINTER SIX, Harold Pinter Theatre Photo BWW Review: PINTER FIVE and PINTER SIX, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jan 6, 2019

Jamie Lloyd's star-studded season of short Pinter plays continues with two more intriguing productions: one directed by Patrick Marber, the other by Lloyd himself. Among the subjects this time around are family, miscommunication, class, politics – plus an early bid for the most memorable wigs of 2019.

Photo Flash: Jamie Lloyd Company In Rehearsal for PINTER AT THE PINTER Photo Photo Flash: Jamie Lloyd Company In Rehearsal for PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Get a first look at Ron Cook, Phil Davis, Celia Imrie, Gary Kemp, Abraham Popoola, Eleanor Matsuura, Tracy-Ann Oberman and John Simm in rehearsal for Pinter Six from the Jamie Lloyd Company's PINTER AT THE PINTER season.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PINTER FIVE Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PINTER FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

Photo Flash: First Look at PINTER THREE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at PINTER THREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PINTER FOUR From Pinter at the Pinter Season Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PINTER FOUR From Pinter at the Pinter Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

PINTER AT THE PINTER Releases 10,000 £10 Tickets in Honor of Harold Pinter's Birthda Photo PINTER AT THE PINTER Releases 10,000 £10 Tickets in Honor of Harold Pinter's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

On the day that a thrilling cast of stars take part in 'Happy Birthday, Harold', a one-off charity gala celebrating the life and work of Harold Pinter, the Jamie Lloyd Company continue their commitment to accessible theatre by releasing 10,000 tickets priced at £10 for their landmark Pinter at the Pinter season.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Meera Syal, Tamsin Greig, and the Company of PINTER TH Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Meera Syal, Tamsin Greig, and the Company of PINTER THREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

'Happy Birthday Harold' Charity Gala Will Celebrate Harold Pinter's Birthday Photo 'Happy Birthday Harold' Charity Gala Will Celebrate Harold Pinter's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

A thrilling cast of stars will take part in a one-off charity gala celebrating the life and work of Harold Pinter. The event Happy Birthday, Harold will be held on Pinter's birthday, the 10th October, in the theatre which bears his name, as a part of the Pinter at the Pinter season, which has just opened to critical acclaim. A limited number of public tickets are now on sale.

Further Casting Announced For PINTER AT THE PINTER Photo Further Casting Announced For PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

An exciting group of theatre stars have joined The Jamie Lloyd Company's Pinter at the Pinter season, which began its unprecedented celebration of Harold Pinter this month, featuring all the Nobel Prize winning playwright's short plays.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals of Jamie Lloyd Company's New Season PINTER AT T Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals of Jamie Lloyd Company's New Season PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

Jamie Lloyd Company Presents New Season PINTER AT THE PINTER Photo Jamie Lloyd Company Presents New Season PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Marking the 10th anniversary of the revered playwright's death, Pinter at the Pinter features all Pinter's short plays, alongside a selection of his poems and sketches.

Lee Evans, Jonjo O'Neill And Meera Syal Join 'Pinter At The Pinter' Photo Lee Evans, Jonjo O'Neill And Meera Syal Join 'Pinter At The Pinter'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

In what promises to be an exciting event within the Pinter at the Pinter season, Lee Evans will appear in an eclectic mixed bill alongside stage and screen favourite Meera Syal. They join the previously announced Keith Allen and Tamsin Greig from 25th October to 8th December, for 23 performances only.

Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey Join PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Some of the country's most exciting young stars - Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey have joined the highly-anticipated Harold Pinter season Pinter at the Pinter, together with the legendary Sir Antony Sher and Penelope Wilton.

BWW Review: PITY, Royal Court Theatre Photo BWW Review: PITY, Royal Court Theatre
by Laura Jones - Jul 20, 2018

Playwright Rory Mullarkey is back with another show at the Royal Court Theatre, following on from his 2014 production, The Wolf From the Door. At the start of Pity, it seems like an ordinary day in a quiet town somewhere in England but, as the synopsis on the back of the play text quite literally warns, 'what happens next verges on the ridiculous'.  

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new theatrical epic to Shakespeare and musical spoof, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

The Jamie Lloyd Company Announces Further Casting for PINTER AT THE PINTER Photo The Jamie Lloyd Company Announces Further Casting for PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Keith Allen, Phil Davis, Paapa Essiedu, Rupert Graves, Gary Kemp, John Simm and Maggie Steed have joined the extraordinary company of Pinter at the Pinter, the unprecedented season featuring all twenty of Harold Pinter's one-act plays, running from September 2018 to February 2019, to mark the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death. The plays are directed by Jamie Lloyd, Patrick Marber, Ed Stambollouian, Lyndsey Turner and Lia Williams, with design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark and Richard Howell, and sound and music by George Dennis and Ben & Max Ringham. Further casting to be announced.

Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting For PITY By Rory Mullarkey Photo Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting For PITY By Rory Mullarkey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Paul Bentall, Sandy Grierson, Helena Lymbery, Sophia Di Martino, Siobhan McSweeney, Francesca Mills, Abraham Popoola, Paul G Raymond and Dorian Simpson have been cast in the world premiere of Pity, by Rory Mullarkey. It is directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard and will feature members of Fulham Brass Band.

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