Mamma Decemba

Mamma Decemba

By Nigel Moffatt
Setting: 
Present day England - a living room
No. acts: 
2
Cast total: 
3
Male cast: 
1
Female cast: 
2

Synopsis

Mamma Decemba is a bittersweet play about an older Jamaican woman living in England who finds herself widowed, jobless, and deserted by her children. Her attempts to cope involving hauntingly honest, sometimes humorous and often painful reflections on her past, raising larger questions for all of us about the nature of life-long relationships.

Original production

Opening night: 
14/11/1985
Company:
 
Original Cast:
Bill Glasgow John
Elizabeth Clarke Mamma Decemba
Claire Benedict Mertel
Production Team:
Alby James Director
Clarinda Salandy Designer
Paul Armstrong Lighting

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library

Assets

Type Code
Poster Black Cultural Archives, Ephemera/79

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Press Cuttings THM/77/1/12 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Press Cuttings THM/77/1/22 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Production Photographs THM/77/6/11 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Photographs THM/77/6/21 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Playscript MPS 2861 British Library