Celebrating the Life of Abdul Shayek

We warmly invite you to join us to remember and celebrate the life and career of our extraordinary Artistic Director and friend Abdul Shayek.

The celebration will take place in the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre, Upper Ground, SE1 9PX on Thursday 18 January at 12pm.

The celebration will last approximately 90 minutes.

Please click here to RSVP your attendance.

We kindly request that each attendee fill in a copy of this form individually.

Everyone is welcome.


Important Information

There is no dress code, please dress as you feel comfortable.

This is an unticketed event and seating is unreserved.

Doors open at 11:30AM. Please be seated for a prompt 12:00PM start.

Please join us for refreshments in the Oliver Stalls Foyer after the event.

There is a prayer room available. Please speak to a member of National Theatre staff.

Please note that this event will be captioned and BSL interpreted.

If you have any questions or need any support, please get in touch with our team at info@taratheatre.com


Getting to the National Theatre

  • Dates: 12PM - 1:30PM, 18 Jan 2024
  • Prices: FREE
  • Running time: 90mins
  • Venue: Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
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Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Upper Ground, SE1 9PX

You’ll find the National Theatre on London’s South Bank close to Waterloo, Embankment and Southwark stations.

They are well connected on public transport by tube, bus, cycle routes and river boat services. If you’re driving, they offer an underground car-park.