The Black Jacobins

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Written by CLR James
Directed by Yvonne Brewster

21 February to 15 March 1986

The Black Jacobins, written by C L R James in 1967, dramatises the events of the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804). 

Overview

The Black Jacobins, written by C L R James in 1967, dramatises the events of the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) led by François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture.

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CAST

Norman Beaton

Jenny Jules

Brian Bovell

Mona Hammond

Jean Hart

Trevor Laird

Doyne Byrd

Dominic Hawksley

Ian Collier

Keith Hazemore

Kwabena Manso

Gary Macdonald

Bob Phillips

Doyle Richmond

Chris Tajah

Nik Abraham

Malcolm Connell

Kathy Daniel

David Haynes

Lenny Edwards

Gideon Rogers

  • Yvonne Brewster

    “I was determined to produce it. After all, this was about the ‘energy of a people trying to be born’, as we as Caribbean citizens abroad appreciate only too well … I wondered about it as a clarion call for people no longer inclined to revolution.”

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