Michael Buffong

King Lear (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Don Warrington stars as the mad king in Talawa Theatre Company's take on Shakespeare's King Lear
Exclusive first look: Don Warrington as King Lear
The Talawa Theatre production opens in Manchester tomorrow evening
Don Warrington: 'King Lear looks like a really stupid thing to do'
The actor on Rising Damp, Strictly Come Dancing and how he's preparing for King Lear in April
Full casting announced for King Lear at Royal Exchange
The Talawa Theatre production will open in Manchester in April
Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre announces Spring/Summer 2016 Season
Anne-Marie Duff will kick off the season in Husbands and Sons
Don Warrington to star in Talawa's King Lear at Royal Exchange
Michael Buffong's production will open at the Royal Exchange before transferring to the Birmingham Rep
Critics enjoy Educating Rita despite a shaky start
By Emily Cole
The production starring Lenny Henry opened at the Minerva Theatre last week
Educating Rita (Minerva Theatre, Chichester)
Lenny Henry recovers from drying but struggles to match his co-star in Willy Russell's two-hander
Programme announced for 2015 Talawa Firsts
By Editorial Staff
The festival of new writing runs in June and Talawa's London home
Lenny Henry stars in Educating Rita at Chichester
The venue's newly announced season also features a Chekhov trilogy adapted by David Hare, and new musical A Damsel in Distress