Scrape off the Black

Scrape off the Black

By Tunde Ikoli
Setting: 
Rose's flat. The living room. Early morning. It is dark.
Cast total: 
4
Male cast: 
2
Female cast: 
2

Synopsis

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-playing, pill-popping mother, has other
plans.

Original production

Opening night: 
12/07/1980
Company:
 
Original Cast:
Brian Bovell Trevor
Okon Jones Andy
Mary McCloud Rose
Susan Porrett Mary
Production Team:
Peter Gill Director
Alby James Director
Alison Gill Designer

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library
Black Plays: 3, ed. Yvonne Brewster 1985 Methuen Drama No

Assets

Type Code
Poster Black Cultural Archives, Ephemera/1

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Poster BCA/Ephemera/1 Black Cultural Archives
Press Cuttings THM/77/1/10 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Photographs THM/77/6/8 Temba Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Playscript MPS 981 British Library