Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A’s Theatre and Performance collections contain a large number of resources on the history of Black performance, including theatre, music and dance.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

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Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays (Hardback)

Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays (Hardback)

Published in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Musuem, Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays explores the best and most influentia…

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Event - Art and Existence: Margins to Mainstream 14 May

Thu 14 May 2015 14:00–16:00

FREE TALK: Explore the history and heritage of black theatre in Britain, and examine a variety of interpretations of ‘Black British Theatre’ as a ‘brand’ and ‘style’ of theatre performance and discover the contribution of black actors, producers and playwrights to the UK theatre tradition.

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