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

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.