As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By

By Mustapha Matura
Setting: 
London
No. acts: 
2
Cast total: 
11
Male cast: 
8
Female cast: 
3

Synopsis

Mustapha Maturas first full-length play, As Time Goes By won the George Devine and John Whiting awards in 1971. A satirical comedy about first-generation immigrants, it was commissioned by Michael White and played at the Traverse Theatre Club, Edinburgh before opening at the Royal Court.

Original production

Original Cast:
Frank Singuineau Albert
T Bone Wilson Alfred
Mona Hammond Batee
Oscar James Bertram
Carole Hayman Lucielle
Robert Coleby Mark
Stefan Kalipha Ram
Robert Atiko Skin Head
Patrick Moseley Thelma
Corinne Skinner-Carter Una
Alfred Fagon Arnold
Production Team:
Roland Rees Director

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library
As Time Goes By and Black Pieces 1972 Calder and Boyars No

Assets

Type Code
Programme George Padmore Institute, JLR/2/7/1

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Production management file THM/273/4/2/32 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Photographs THM/273/6/1/24 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press reviews THM/273/7/2/303 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster THM/273/7/7/2 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Programme JLR/2/7/1 George Padmore Institute