Che Walker

Che Walker attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He has notched up over forty professional Television Acting Credits and appeared in ten professional stage plays, before becoming a playwright

His first play ‘Been So Long’ premièred at the world- renowned Royal Court Theatre, starring Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo in 1998, and subsequent translations and productions include New York, Los Angeles, Seoul, Paris, Dortmund, Oslo and Copenhagen. ‘Been So Long’ was runner-up for the Joh Whiting Award and the Meyer-Whitworth Award.

His second stage play ‘Fleshwound’ premièred at the Royal Court in 2003, and won both The George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright and an Arts Council Writer of The Future Award.

‘Crazy Love’ his play for Paines Plough Theatre Company, premièred in Oran Mor, Scotland, before transferring to The Shunt, central London in 2007, and was described as ‘a brilliant piece of dramatic poetry’ by The Scotsman Newspaper.

In 2008, Che Walker made theatrical history when his play ‘The Frontline’ became the first contemporary play to be performed at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London since ‘Merry Wives of Windsor’ in 1597.

In 2009, ‘The Frontline’ received a revival at The Globe, and his musical adaptation of ‘Been So Long’ premièred at the Young Vic in London, earning nominations for Evening Standard Best Musical, and a What’s On Stage New Musical Awards.

2010 saw the premier of ‘Lovesong’ – a one man musical with UK soul artist Omar Lyefook. ‘Lovesong’ premièred at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival, before touring nationwide throughout the summer. ‘Loveson’ has a planned USA tour in 2014.

In 2011, Che embarked on a unique collaboration with rock musician Paul Heaton on an Opera ‘The Eighth’, featuring the USA actor Reg e Cathy (HBO’s The Wire, The Corner, and Netflix drama House of Cards), along with a full string orchestra, eight piece rock band and eight singers. ‘The Eighth’ premièred at the Manchester International Festival, subsequently playing The Barbican Centre and touring nationwide in 2012.

2012 – Appointed Associate Artist at the Bush Theatre in London

2013 – ‘The Lightning Child’ at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London

2014 – ‘Klook’s Last Stand’ Park Theatre. ‘Superb… gripping… something special’ Daily Telegraph

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