Black Jacobins, The

Black Jacobins, The

By CLR James
Setting: 
All scenes take place in French San Domingo (now the Republic of Haiti) except Act II Scene III.
No. acts: 
3
Cast total: 
22
Male cast: 
18
Female cast: 
4

Original production

Company:
 
Original Cast:
Norman Beaton Toussaint L'Ouverture
Jenny Jules Madam L'Ouverture / Celestine
Brian Bovell Moise L'Ouverture
Mona Hammond Marie Jeanne
Jean Hart Madam Bullet
Trevor Laird Jean Jacques Dessalines
Doyne Byrd Colonel Vincent
Dominic Hawksley Tobias Lear
Ian Collier General Hedouville
Keith Hazemore General Maitland / General Bonaparte
Kwabena Manso Orleans
Gary McDonald Max / Mulatto Officer
Bob Phillips Henri Christophe
Doyle Richmond Mars Plaisir
Chris Tajah Marat
Nik Abraham Etien
Malcolm Connell Hector
Kathy Daniel Florence
David Haynes Samedi Smith
Dominic Hawksley Aide
Lenny Algernon Edwards 1st Musician
Gideon Rodgers 2nd Musician
Production Team:
Yvonne Brewster Director
Lenny Algernon Edwards Musical Director
Andrea Montag Designer
Richard Moffat Lighting
Thomas Pinnock Choreographer

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library

Assets

Type Code
Poster Black Cultural Archives, Ephemera/79

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Production accounts TTC/2/2/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Production management correspondence TTC/4/1/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Contracts TTC/4/2/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Technical file TTC/4/3/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Prompt script TTC/4/4/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Script TTC/5/1/16 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Photographs TTC/6/1/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Video recording TTC/7/2/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Marketing correspondence TTC/8/1/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press releases TTC/8/2/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster TTC/8/3/1/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster TTC/8/3/1/2 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster TTC/8/3/1/3 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Flyer TTC/8/3/2/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Flyer TTC/8/3/2/2 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Advertising postcard TTC/8/3/2/3 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Flyer for Riverside Studios featuring The Black Jacobins TTC/8/3/2/4 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Programme TTC/8/3/3/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press cuttings TTC/8/4/1 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster BCA/Ephemera/79 Black Cultural Archives