Coups & Calypsos


Coups & Calypsos

Written by

Directed by Greta Mendez


Rohan is Indian; Elvira is African - they are both Trinidadian. Racism blocks every stage of their relationship. Finally, stranded in an atmosphere of mounting violence, during Trinidad’s 1990 coup the couple find that external pressures have pushed their relationship to breaking point.

  • Coups & Calypsos | Oval House, London: 4 - 28 February 1999

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