The Oberon book of monologues for Black actors. Volume 1 : classical and contemporary speeches from Black British plays : monologues for men. / selected and edited by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway ; foreword by Kwame Kwei-Armah.

Published
  • London : Oberon Books 2013
Physical description
1 online resource (141 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-78319-556-8
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Introduction; Dedication; Contents; Classical Monologues; Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (Errol John); Ephraim; Skyvers (Barry Reckord); Cragge; Smile Orange (Trevor Rhone); Ringo; Nice (Mustapha Matura); Man; Sweet Talk (Michael Abbensetts); Tony; 11 Josephine House (Alfred Fagon); George; Pantomime (Derek Walcott); Jackson; Contemporary Monologues; A Jamaican Airman Foresees his Death (Fred D'Aguiar); Alvin; Two Step (Rhashan Stone); AJ; Something Dark (Lemn Sissay); Lemn Sissay; Boy With Beer (Paul Boakye); Donovan
  • Blackta (Nathaniel Martello-White)Brown; Brother to Brother (Michael McMillan); Purple; The Westbridge (Rachel De-lahay); Andre; Statement of Regret (Kwame Kwei-Armah); Junior; Little Baby Jesus (Arinze Kene); Kehinde; Fixer (Lydia Adetunji); Chuks; Bashment (Rikki Beadle-Blair); KKK; Two Horsemen ('Biyi Bandele-Thomas); Banza; Pandora's Box (Ade Solanke); Prin Osun; Black T-Shirt Collection (Inua Ellams); Unnamed; B is for Black (Courttia Newland); Ben; The Estate (Oladipo Agboluaje); Yinka; Joe Guy (Roy Williams); Joe; Pure Gold (Michael Bhim); Simon
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  • Foreword by Kwame Kwei Armah How many Black British plays can you name? Inspired by both classical and contemporary plays, The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actors gives readers an insight into some of the best cutting-edge plays written by black British playwrights, over the last sixty years. This collection features over twenty speeches by Britain's most prominent black dramatists. The monologues represent a wide-range of themes, characters, dialects and styles. Suitable for young people and adults, each selection includes production information, a synopsis of the play,

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The Oberon book of monologues for Black actors. Volume 1 : classical and contemporary speeches from Black British plays : monologues for women / selected andintroduced by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway ; foreword by Naomie Harris.

Published
  • London : Oberon Books 2013
Physical description
1 online resource (135 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-78319-555-X
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Introduction; Dedication; Contents; Classical Monologues; Flesh to a Tiger (Barry Reckord); Della; The Death of a Black Man (Alfred Fagon); Jackie; Strange Fruit (Caryl Phillips); Mother; Meetings (Mustapha Matura); Jean; Rose's Story (Grace Dayley); Rose; Chiaroscuro (Jackie Kay); Opal; Back Street Mammy (Trish Cooke); Maria; The Dragon Can't Dance (Earl Lovelace); Cleophilda; Contemporary Monologues; Mules (Winsome Pinnock); Allie; To Rahtid (Sol B River); Mout; Absolution (Malika Booker); Shevaun; The Gift (Roy Williams); Janet
  • Shoot 2 Win (Jo Melville, Tracey Daley and Jo Martin)Jackie; B is for Black (Courttia Newland); Imani; Two Step (Rhashan Stone); Mona; Fix Up (Kwame Kwei-Armah); Alice; Gone Too Far! (Bola Agbaje); Paris; Black Crows (Linda Brogan); Hazel; Muhammed Ali and Me (Mojisola Adebayo); Mojitola; Family Man (Rikki Beadle-Blair); Nana Grace; Random (Debbie Tucker-Green); Sister; Identity (Paul Anthony Morris); Maureen; Egusi Soup (Janice Okoh); Mrs Anyia; Chewing Gum Dreams (Michaela Coel); Tracey Gordon; Resurrections in the Season of the Longest Drought ('Biyi Bandele-Thomas); Mebude; Note
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  • Foreword by Naomie Harris How many Black British plays can you name? Inspired by both classical and contemporary plays, The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actresses gives readers an insight into some of the best cutting-edge plays written by black British playwrights, over the last sixty years. This collection features over twenty speeches by Britain's most prominent black dramatists. The monologues represent a wide-range of themes, characters, dialects and styles. Suitable for young people and adults, each selection includes production information, a synopsis of the play,

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