Little Baby Jesus
28 October 2019 — 2 November 2019

FREE to take part with £15 Under 30s ticket

Take part. Be inspired.

JOIN US to explore, discuss and to celebrate being a young person growing up today – all made with, by, and for anyone Under 30.

Take part in workshops, panel discussions, see latenight spoken word and one-off performances, or create your own response to the play – all completely free with a £15 ticket for Arinzé Kene’s Little Baby Jesus.

BE YOUNG: Workshops

Find out more about the making of Little Baby Jesus







Tue 29 Oct, 3pm – 4.30pm
with actors from the company
Click to book a place on the workshop

Wed 30 Oct, 3pm – 4.30pm
with director Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, winner of the JMK Award 2019
Click to book a place on the workshop

What is the future of Youth Culture?







Post-show panel discussion
Thu 31 Oct – after 7.30pm performance
Join a panel of young entrepreneurs, social influencers and creatives, who put youth culture at the heart of their work. Discuss ideas provoked by the play, and share your thoughts too. With guests Tolu Danmole, Jasmine Lee-Jones and Tyrell Williams. Chaired by India Semper-Hughes.

Book for the evening performance on Thu 31 Oct at 7.30pm, and the panel will start shortly after the performance – there’ll be time to grab a drink before it starts!

Jasmine Lee-Jones is a black British actor and writer based in North London. Her first full-length play Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner opened at the Royal Court in July 2019 and won her The Stage Debut Award for Best Writer. Other writing credits include Curious… (Guildhall/Brainchild), Dark Matter (Beyond the Court), Say Her Name, Drinking Concrete [co-writer] (Open Court). Training includes Royal Court Supergroup (2018-2019), Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2016-2019), the BBC London Writers’ Group (2017), The Andrea Project Writing Group (2017), and Soho Young Writers’ Lab (2016). She is currently under commission to the Royal Court Theatre and is developing a short film with Tiata Fahodzi.

Tolu Danmole is the founder of SpotlightFirst, a platform for the passionate, young and opinionated. Its focus is breaking new music, stories and pushing culture. Tolu is its founder and as well as SpotlightFirst, he is an artist manager and events organiser. @SpotlightFirst_

Tyrell Williams is a writer/director who was on the BAFTA Elevate scheme 2018 and was previously a Broadcast Hotshot. He co-created, co-wrote and directed the viral web series #HoodDocumentary which had over 3million views on Youtube. Following its online acclaim, #HoodDocumentary eventually went on to be commissioned as a web series for BBC Three which Tyrell directed and co-wrote. He has shadowed television and film directors, including on series Drifters and White Gold and has assisted Ola Ince and Ellen McDougall. Tyrell has original television scripts in development and has written and directed various short plays including winning the Young Harts Writing Festival ‘Audience Favourite’ award for his play Red Pitch, which debuted at The Ovalhouse theatre in June 2019.


Book for the performance on Sat 2 Nov, 2.30pm and see the OT Young Company’s devised response straight after the show.

• Enjoy spoken word performers before and after each show – line up to be announced.



Talk back to the play and share your response to seeing Little Baby Jesus – it could be spoken word, song, dance, monologue, we want to hear them all!

Join the conversation with #LBJresponse on twitter or Instagram, and tag @OT_TakePart


All our participation work is accessible for everyone, so some free tickets for the production are available for groups and individuals – don’t be shy, get in touch to ask.

If you have any access needs and would like to have a chat with us ahead of booking any of these events or before attending a performance, give us a call or email [email protected]

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