Tangle | African & Caribbean Theatre

International Theatre for Local People
Tangle is South West England’s African Caribbean Theatre Company. We celebrate the work of artists of African, Caribbean and more than 50 other heritages.


Please support our pioneering work, by becoming a TangleFriend.


Formed in remote West Cornwall in 2009, Tangle started as a tiny, local company. We now work across South West England to champion theatre artists from across Africa, the Caribbean and globally. Our work celebrates amazing skills, improving social and cultural cohesion.


We’ve produced 4 productions (including the TMA Award-winning Everyman), engaged with over 1,000 artists, delivered more than 100 educational workshops, pioneered training and mentoring schemes, and employed more than 150 global artists to help deliver our work.


Tangle is a theatre company building social and cultural integration in remote areas. We’re the South West’s first ever multi-cultural theatre company and in 2015 will become a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council, England. At a crucial time of growth for Tangle, we need your support more than ever to help us make the change we all want to see!


‘Tangle shows that first class work and political engagement can be spoken of in the same sentence and we are delighted that the company is going from strength to strength.’ Giles Croft, Artistic Director, Nottingham Playhouse


‘I appreciate Tangle’s vision to set a positive example in building strong relationships between cultures, and to engender a collaborative and creative environment for professional theatre makers to come together, network, support each other and develop material.’ Yinka Shonibare, MBE (RA)


Please help us to continue our work by donating as a TangleFriend for just £25.00 per year.

In the last year Tangle has grown out of all recognition. We’ve received grants and cash guarantees for our shows, but we still need YOUR HELP to keep growing. Become a TangleFriend by donating a minimum of £25 to the company.  Your TangleFriends membership starts as soon as you donate, and will be valid until 31 March 2015.

As a TangleFriend you receive great benefits:

  1. Funky quarterly bulletins with all the news from Tangle round the world
  2. Discount ticket offers : such as a ‘two-for-one’ ticket offers
  3. VIP invitations to exclusive after show events
  4. A mention by name in all relevant publicity, programmes etc
  5. A credit on our website

email info@tangleinternational.com for details.