The children played the part of 'Bert', with a different child playing that part at each theatre on the tour. Now, Paul Omar Elkan Agyei who played 'Bert' at our shows in Malvern will star in 'King for a Term' alongside Hollywood superstar Idris Elba.
The film is about a boy called Akuna who has asthma and has to leave his normal school to go to a specialist establishment where he can get more help for a term.
It has been written and is being directed by award-winning Idris Elba, best known for his portrayal of Nelson Mandela in the film Mandela and Detective John Luther in the BBC series Luther.
We couldn't be more pleased for Omar - way to go!
Find out more here.
|Arthur Miller's All My Sons was Talawa's 2014/2015 touring production|