Lolita Chakrabarti Media

In April 2023 Lolita was a guest of R4’s Woman’s Hour ahead of the opening of Hamnet at the RSC. Listen here
Lolita featured the FT and Observer for the opening of Hamnet
Read the FT’s feature here
Read The Observer interview here
With Broadway’s opening imminent Lolita joined the cast and creatives on NBC’s Today show


Lolita joined NY1’s Spectrum News for Life of i’s opening on Broadway

Lolita and Nuwan discuss #SouthAsianHeritageMonth and the importance of staging this story.

London Live visited the Wyndhams Theatre in May 2022 to chat to Lolita and meet Richard Parker. See how they got on below. 

Lolita appeared in The Guardian‘s famous Q&A in May 2022.

Join Lolita as she talks all things Ira Alridge on BBC 4’s Great Lives. Listen here
Lolita chatted to Steve Wright in the Afternoon (R2) in October 2021, ahead of the opening of Life of Pi and her role in the BBC1 drama Showtrial. 
In July 2021 Lolita joined Kenneth Branagh on Radio 4’s Loose Ends to discuss the play The Browning Version. 

In February 2021 Lolita appeared on Radio 4’s Front Row to discuss her new play Hymn, starring Adrian Lester and Danny Sapani, which was live streamed for six sold out performances to an audience of almost 10,000 people around the world and available on demand, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Listen to her interview here
Lolita also appeared in The Times and explained to Dominic Maxwell why she wanted to write a play about two men falling in love that was neither physical or romantic. To view the article please click here
An interview with Lolita appeared in Eastern Eye in February 2021.
Lolita appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss Life of Pi & Invisible Cities on 5th July 2019
Lolita appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends on 24 June 2019, alongside actress Indira Varma, Artistic Director Lynette Linton, author Ayisha Malik (pictured) and hosted by Clive Anderson.  The show is available here.
Ssrah Hemming’s interview with Lolita for the FT for Life of Pi and Invisible Cities can be seen here June 2019.
Read Lolita’s Cultural Highlights here, as featured in The Observer in June 2019.
How my Doctor father made me love the NHS.. an article in The Daily Telegraph featuring Lolita and her father, to promote The Greatest Wealth at The Old Vic 2018. To read click here
Ira Aldridge: the black actor who became the toast of Victorian London.. an article written by Lolita for The Times 2016.  To read click here.
Lolita’s interview in The Stage can be seen here  2016
Daily Express 2016 here.
Lolita was featured in the BBC Writers Room for Red Velvet. To read the interview click here
Lolita Chakrabarti, Red Velvet and whats wrong with theatre today.. an article written by Lolita for The Independent in 2014 can be read here. 
Red Velvet interview with Lolita, Adrian Lester and Indhu Rubasingham in The Observer 2012. 

So sad and shocked to read about this. I used to read his work at school and saw him perform once a few years ago. Such a master of language and so charismatic. A great loss for us all. ❤️

Salford, it’s your turn to experience the magic! Life of Pi arrives tonight! 🐅🛶✨
Join the adventure at @The_Lowry until Sunday 07 January 🌊💫

This looks AMAZING @SABLELitMag @BlackWriteGold! #IBSFWF2024🥳

And great to see Comma authors @courttianewland and @peterkalu taking part in such a great event. Highly recommend our London-adjacent readers to check this out! Tickets below! 🎟️

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