Music, Theatre and Dance, People, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago
By Bruce Paddington ● Issue 46 (November/December 2000)
Dominique Le Gendre — Shakespeare and me
The English have been busy making a new recording other most famous playwright, William Shakespeare – all 38 of his plays....
Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, United Kingdom
By Nazma Muller ● Issue 42 (March/April 2000)
“Step up! Step up!” The voice was loud, male and aggressive. Nah, it couldn’t be — “He must be Jamaican,” I said to Richard. He...
Music, People, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago
By Caribbean Beat ● Issue 41 (January/February 2000)
Carnival Messiah: Geraldine’s Possession
To say that she’s possessed may not sound complimentary, but it describes the passion and drive that Trinidadian-British composer...
Embark, Festivals and Events, United Kingdom, Barbados
By Emily Zobel Marshall and Nailah Folami Imoja ● Issue 140 (July/August 2016)
Word of mouth (July/August 2016)
Start with the music Nailah Folami Imoja gives a run-down of her favourite events in Barbados’s Crop Over calendar Crop Over — the...
Immerse, People, United Kingdom, Dominica
By Joshua Surtees ● Issue 140 (July/August 2016)
Patricia Scotland: “I wanted to do”
Born in Dominica in 1955, to a Dominican mother and an Antiguan father, Patricia Scotland was the last of her parents’ twelve children to...
People, United Kingdom, Jamaica
By Frances Parkes ● Issue 41 (January/February 2000)
Johnson’s Gentleman — Francis Barber
In 1750, Richard Bathurst — or “Colonel” Bathurst, as he was known — left his Jamaican plantation for the last time and returned to...
Literature, People, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago
By James Ferguson ● Issue 43 (May/June 2000)
The worlds of Lawrence Scott
Lawrence Scott could be excused if he felt a twinge of apprehension as he flew to Trinidad in October 1998. He was on his way to launch a...
Engage, Culture, History, United Kingdom, Caribbean Diaspora
By James Ferguson ● Issue 137 (January/February 2016)
When London was the place
“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there,” wrote L.P. Hartley in The Go-Between, published in 1953. And how...