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...Age recommendation: 15+ (strong language and racist terms) Recorded through National Theatre Live on 30th May, 2019. Adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, Small Island follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns...

Leave Taking  

Written by

Winsome Pinnock

~playauthor~Written by~ Winsome Pinnock

Nick Hern Books, 2018

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Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (5), Female (4), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Winsome Pinnock's play Leave Taking is a drama about a woman who came to England from the West Indies, bringing up her two daughters in North London, and the frictions between the two countries and cultures. It was first performed...

There Are No More Slaves: The New Present and a Temporal Philosophy of Revolt (Plays on the Haitian Revolution)

Maurya Wickstrom

Maurya Wickstrom is professor of theatre at The Graduate Center and College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of two monographs, Performance in the Blockades of Neoliberalism: Thinking the Political Anew (2012) and Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fiery Temporalities in Theatre and Performance : The Initiation of History

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...This chapter is concerned with two plays about the Haitian revolution: Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History, by Trinidadian C. L. R. James...

Nine Night  

Written by

Natasha Gordon

~playauthor~Written by~ Natasha Gordon

Nick Hern Books, 2018

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Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Natasha Gordon’s play Nine Night is a family drama set over the course of a traditional Jamaican Nine Night wake observed by a West Indian family living in Britain. It was first performed in the Dorfman auditorium of the National Theatre...

Moon on a Rainbow Shawl

Written by

Errol John

~playauthor~Written by~ Errol John

Faber and Faber, 1975

Faber Drama

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (15), Female (6), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Esther – if yer have yer head screw on right – No matter where yer go – One night – some time – Yer reach up – yer touch that moon. For the teeming populace of Old Mack's cacophonous yard...