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Blues For Mr Charlie


Blues For Mr Charlie

Written by James Baldwin

Directed by Paulette Randall

“…a play with fires of fury in its belly” New York Times


Plaguetown. 1955. When a white man is accused of murdering a black man, the town’s simmering prejudices reach melting point. Will the all-white jury convict him? Or is he above the law? Blues For Mr Charlie is a clarion call for change, “a play with fires of fury in its belly” (New York Times) and as resonant today as when it was written.

  • New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich: 26 May – 5 June 2004

    Tricycle Theatre, London: 14 June – 17 July 2004

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