- 65 With a Bullet 1989
- Black Jacobins, The 1986
- Carve your Name 1981
- Chameleon 1982
- Chameleon 1985
- Children, The 1988
- Colour Black, The 1987
- Cripple, The 1987
- Day of Action 1981
- First Impressions 1987
- Fixed Deal 1986
- Four Hundred Pounds 1982
Refusal to pot the black in a snooker game on ideological grounds loses hero and his more pragmatic gambling partner similar sum of money.
- Girl Who Wished, The 1985
The Gril Who Wished is the story of a young girl who prefers to be somebody other than herself. The play explores the idea that role...
- Grace's Story 1986
- Hard Time Pressure 1980
- Here Comes A Candle 1989
- High Life 1987
- Man and Soul 1981
- Master of Carnival, The 1986
Based on a short story by Euton Jarvis, which presents a veteran mask maker who sacrifices his life in his effort to win the carnival...
- Mother Poem 1989
The stage adaptation of Edward Kamau Brathwaite's Mother Poem is a combination of dreams, memories and questions inspired by the island...
- Nine Night, The 1983
Hamon Williams has lived in exile in England for twenty years. He calls a family gathering to propose that the family can regain its...
- Picture Palace 1988
- Please And Thank-You 1986
- Prime Time 1989
- Pyeyucca 1984
- Rose's Story 1984
- S Bend, The 1986
- Silhouette 1983
Silhouette examines the meeting between a young woman and the spirit of a woman who died a slave in the Caribbean 200 years ago.
- Sticky Fingers 1988
- Strange Fruit 1980
A study of a black family caught between two cultures.
- Trial And Error 1984
- Twice Over 1988
- Umongikazi 1983
- Winds of Change, The 1987
- Scrape off the Black 1980
London's East End in 1973. Trevor organises a surprise party on the release of his brother Andy from Borstal prison. But Rose, his bingo...
- Dying Business, A 1980
- Samba 1980
Samba tells the story of Alfredo Lamas a 1950s former Samba King, now running a mini-cab firm. Once the star attraction of the Samba Club...
- In The Mood 1981
In The Mood focuses on two Caribbean Second World War veterans, whose nostalgic Remembrance Sunday lunch is disrupted by a visit from...
- One Rule 1981
Directed by Charlie Hanson this is a play about an ambitious reggae band. Tick, the idealisitic bassist of the band, challenges his...
- Hungry Earth, The 1981
- In Transit 1981
- Meetings 1982
Hugh and Jean are a middle class, successful, Trinidadian couple leading very busy lifestyles. Hugh becomes aware of something missing in...
- Where There Is Darkness 1982
Where There is Darkness examines the plight of a West Indian Man on the eve of his return to the Caribbean after an absence of 25 ,...
- That Generation 1982
- Sink or Swim 1982
- Toussaint 1982
- Fishing 1982
- Fingers Only 1982
Set in a small town near Lagos during World War 2 Fingers Only is the tale of three pick-pockets, Bab-Osa (master-pick-pocket) Magun Yaro...
- On Duty 1983
- Smile Orange 1983
A romp through a tourist trap hotel.
- Shelter, The 1983
The first half of this play takes place on a desert island in the late eighteenth-century where an upper-class woman and a black man in...
- Two Can Play 1983
Jim and Gloria smuggle their three children out of the country to what they believe will be a better life in America.
- Sleeping Policeman 1983
Sleeping Police examines Peckham, in South London, through the eyes of six of its inhabitants.
- Outlaw, The 1983
Having visited the United States, Gloria returns to her husband and to her home with new ideas about freedom within her marriage and...
- Playboy of the West Indies 1984
Based on J M Synges Playboy of the Western World,Matura's play opened at the Oxford Playhouse in 1984 and subsequently toured the UK...
- El Dorado 1984
Specifically set in 'The West Indies', El Dorado turns its attention to a mixed-race, middle class family interred in their formerly...
- No Place To Be Nice 1984
This is the story of Price, an unsuccessful business man who aspires to greater things. His life is a round of never-ending, ominous...
- Redemption Song 1984
Redemption Song is a blend of melodrama and ritual. A poet, Legion Bramble, returns to his island homeland during the Mummers' Festival...
- Boot Dance, The 1984
The play follows the disintegration and slow recovery of a young South African boot dancer who, after ten years alone in England suddenly...
- Old Story Time 1984
- Coming Up For Air 1984
- Compound Images 1984
- Money To Live 1984
The play tells the story of the underpaid, yet independent, Charlene. Her vivacious friend Judy persuades Charlene to join her in the...
- Success or Failure 1984
- Trial of Dedan Kimathi, The 1984
The Trial of Dedan Kimathi is set during 1952-60, the last phase of British colonial rule in Kenya. Kimathi, leader of the Kenyan Land...
- Downside Up 1984
- Langbodo 1984
- Week In Week Out 1985
- Blues for Railton 1985
Tragi-comedy about a black immigrant family's experiences in Britain, fusing Afro-Caribbean rituals and rhythms.
- Lonely Cowboy 1985
A couple's attempt to start a cafe leads to comedy and then tragedy as they try to ban other values than their own from the cafe.
- Ritual 1985
The play takes on the form of ritual by intersecting text with music and dance. The main character, Barzey, is approaching 40, and as a...
- Basin 1985
- Mamma Decemba 1985
Mamma Decemba is a bittersweet play about an older Jamaican woman living in England who finds herself widowed, jobless, and deserted by...
- Lower Depths, The 1986
- Chiaroscuro 1986
The play revolves around Aisha, Opal, Beth and Yomi who are brought together by the experiences faced as black women in Britain.
- Pirate Princess, The 1986
The Pirate Princess is set aboard a pirate ship where the notorious John Rackman, alias Calico Jack, leads a band of recalcitrants in his...
- Waiting For Hannibal 1986
Waiting for Hannibal is a drama of love, war, power and politics, played out in Africa in 204BC. The play charts and explores the...
- Echo in the Bone, An 1986
Crew, a black peasant, is missing. Maas Charlie, the white estate owner is dead. What killed him? The answers lie deep in the racial...
- Soul Night 1986
- Revo 1986
- Remembrance 1987
Remembrance is the story of an eloquent retired teacher who cannot reconcile his anachronistic love of British culture with the evolution...
- Tewodros 1987
- Leave Taking 1987
Leave Taking, first produced in 1987 at the Liverpool Playhouse, is a play about relationships, identity and the role of the past in the...
- Black Sheep 1988
- O Babylon! 1988
The play is both the love story of Aaron and Electric Gyal, and the story of the Trench Town community's strugle for survival against the...
- Trinidad Sisters 1988
- Blood, Sweat and Fears 1988
A fast food restaurant create problems for a black employee when it is discovered he is suffering from Sickle Cell Anaemia. Part of the...
- Where To Now 1988
- Temporary Rupture, A 1988
The man you love, the father of your child, does a bunk at the alter, and disappears out of your life. What do you do? You probably...
- Island Life 1988
The hopes and fears of three women in an old peoples' home.
- Ragamuffin 1989
Ragamuffin is a man on trial. In the 'Supreme Court of Afrikan Justice' he has been indicted for his role in criminalizing the black...
- Hero's Welcome, A 1989
A Hero's Welcome follows the story of three young women growing up in the Caribbean in 1947 and the men who seem to offer a way out.
- Beef, No Chicken 1989
Set in Trinidad, Beef No Chicken is a tragicomedy about a small town facing the encroachment of a six-lane highway.
- Take Back What's Yours 1989
Although Beatie longs for the idyllic Dominica of her past, where she intends to marry Ronny, she is blind to the tensions that her dream...
- Back Street Mammy 1989
Back Street Mammy explores the consequences of a one night stand.
- Rock in Water, A 1989
A Rock in Water was commissioned by the Royal Court Young People's Theatre, to examine the life and work of Trinidadian journalist and...
- Choo Choo Ch'Boogie 1989