Lucian Msamati

At the National: AmadeusMa Rainey's Black Bottom, 50 Years on Stage, The Amen Corner, The Comedy of Errors, Death and the King's Horseman, The Overwhelming, The President of an Empty Room, Mourning Becomes Electra

For the RSC: Othello, Pericles.

In London's West End: Clybourne Park.

Other theatre: If You Don't Let Us Dream, We Won't Let You Sleep, Belong, Little Revolution, Ruined, ID, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, The Firework-Maker's Daughter, Who Killed Mr Drum?, A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, Fabulation, Walk Hard, Gem of the Ocean, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew (which he also directed), and international productions of Born African, Twelfth Night, Eternal Peace Asylum, Urfaust, A Midsummer Night's Dream

As director: Boi-Boi is Dead, The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and his Sexy Wife Chipo

As writer: Zuva Crumbling, Memory Play, The Boy from Bulawayo

Lucian Msamati is a founder member of Zimbabwe's acclaimed Over the Edge theatre company and former Artistic Director of Tiata Fahodz (Link opens in new window. The National Theatre is not responsible for the content of external websites)

Kiri, Taboo, Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams: Crazy Diamond, Inspector George Gently, Luther, Game of Thrones, Death in Paradise, Richard II, Doctor Who, Ashes to Ashes, The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, The Andi O Show, Spooks, Ultimate Force, Too Close for Comfort, The Knock.

Seekers, The International, Coffin, Dr JujuLegend of the Sky Kingdom, Lumumba

Just Like Ronaldinho, Colours, An Elegy for Easterly, Mugabe: God’s President, The Homecoming, Seventh Street Alchemy, Burned to Nothing, Banished and The Jero Plays.


(Published December 2017) (Photo: Gorm Shackelford)