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Trevor Rhone

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Trevor Rhone was an award winning Jamaican playwright, director and actor. After graduation, he began writing radio plays for the newly established Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) and, in 1960, went to London on a scholarship to attend the Rose Bruford Training College of Speech and Drama. In 1965 he formed a dramatic arts group, Theatre 77, with Yvonne Brewster and other colleagues, and later opened the Barn Theatre in a converted garage. In 1970-71, Rhone collaborated with Perry Henzell on The Harder They Come, the acclaimed cinematic masterpiece. In 1996, Rhone became a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and was later a visiting lecturer at US institutions such as Harvard University.


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Old Story Time and Other Plays 1981 Longman
Two Can Play and School's Out 1986 Longman International Education
Old Story Time and Smile Orange 1987 Longman Caribbean Writers

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