The play explores Rastafarian culture in Britain in an innovative and provocative way through the story of four young Rastafarians. Their... ...

Mustapha Matura

1979

This was a programme of traditional dances including rituals such as Candomblé, and dances such as Malculelê, Capoeira and Samba de Roda... ...

1974

This production was a re-interpretation of Handel's oratorio, Messiah, within the aesthetic traditions of Trinidad and Tobago. The story,... ...

1999

The play is inspired by the 1950s novel Brotherman by Roger Mais, and explores the vision and the spiritual profundity of Rastafarianism... ...

Kwame Dawes

2001

The show featured dance pieces played to the music of Bob... ...

Beverley Glean (choreographer)

1991

A dance drama in two parts: Reggae Ina Yu Jeggae and War Ina Babylon. The production explores the development of reggae, a political and... ...

Beverley Glean and Prince Morgan (choreographers)

1990

The production opened at the Tricycle Theatre and later transferred to the West End. Set in Harlem in the 1950s, it explored the life of a... ...

James Baldwin

1987

The production, featuring an all Black cast of American gospel singers and dancers, included a nativity play in which Mary and Joseph were... ...

Langston Hughes

1962

The play is set in Trench Town, a deprived area on the outskirts of Kingston, Jamaica. It explores issues connected to religious... ...

Barry Reckord

1958

This was a Jamaican reggae pantomime, first performed in Jamaica by the Little Theatre Movement in 1985. The production reflected Jamaican... ...

Barbara Gloudon, music by Felix Cross, Vivienne Rochester (choreographer)

1986

Presented as 'the first West Indian-English pantomime', this production by Dark and Light presented Anansi, the Jamaican 'half-man,... ...

Manley Young and Gloria Cameron. Music by Chris Cameron.

1972

This musical show, aimed at all ages, explored the rich legacy of folklore from Africa through the main character of Anansi. As noted in... ...

Jean 'Binta' Breeze, Jackie Kay and Christopher Rodriguez

2003