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

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  • Classical and contemporary speeches from Black British plays
  • Monologues for women
Published
  • London : Oberon Books Ltd 2013
Physical description
1 online resource (129 pages)
ISBN
  • 9781783195558
  • 178319555X
Local notes
Notes
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Flesh to a tiger / Barry Reckord -- The death of a black man / Alfred Fagon -- Strange fruit / Caryl Phillips -- Meetings / Mustapha Matura -- Rose's story / Grace Dayley -- Chiaroscuro / Jackie Kay -- Black street mammy / Trish Cooke -- The dragon can't dance / Earl Lovelace -- Mules / Winsome Pinnock -- To Rahtid / Sol B River -- Absolution / Malika Booker -- The gift / Roy Williams -- Shoot 2 win / Jo Melville, Tracey Daley and Jo Martin -- B is for black / Courttia Newland -- Two step / Rhashan Stone -- Fix up / Kwame Kwei-Armah -- Gone too far! / Bola Agbaje -- Black crows / Linda Brogan -- Muhammed Ali and me / Mojisola Adebayo -- Family man / Rikki Beadle-Blair -- Random / debbie tucker green -- Identity / Paul Anthony Morris -- Egusi soup / Janice Okoh -- Chewing gum dreams / Michaela Coel -- Resurrections in the season of the longest drought / 'Biyi Bandele-Thomas.
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Genre
  • Drama
  • Drama.
  • Monologues (Drama)
  • text
Language
  • English
  • 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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