Black British Theatre Pioneers: Yvonne Brewster and the First Generation of Actors, Playwrights and Other Practitioners

Paperback / softback
This book gives an account of the theatrical Shakespearian work of Yvonne Brewster, one of Britain's most important individuals from an Afro-Caribbean cultural background. It analyses the ways in which Brewster used black experience and culture to enrich British theatre. The book also encompasses Brewster's selection of fifteen pioneering Afro-Caribbean theatre practitioners in Britain between 1950-2000, black British Theatre's first generation of pioneers.