Beef, No Chicken

Beef, No Chicken

By Derek Walcott
Setting: 
Set in Couva, a small country town in central Trinidad.
No. acts: 
2
Cast total: 
13
Male cast: 
9
Female cast: 
4

Synopsis

Set in Trinidad, Beef No Chicken is a tragicomedy about a small town facing the encroachment of a six-lane highway.

Original production

Opening night: 
08/03/1989
Company:
 
Original Cast:
Calvin Simpson Cardiff Joe
Jo Martin Drusilla Douglas
Ram John Holder Eldrigde Franco
Carmen Munroe Euphony Hogan
Susan Lycett Mitzi Almandoz
Vincent Wong Mr Lai-Fook
Jim Findley Mr Mongroo
Shango Baku Otto Hogan
Syreeta Kumar Sumintra Ramsingh
Ronny Cush The Deacon
Roger Griffiths The Limer
T Bone Wilson The Mayor
Leroy Beresford Cedric Hart
Production Team:

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library
Three Plays 1986 Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York No

Assets

Type Code
NT audio recording Act 1 Scene 1 BBPA/3/1/48
Programme Private Collection

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Workshop file TTC/10/4/15 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Poster TTC/8/3/1/30 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press Reviews TTC/8/4/20 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Programme TTC/8/3/3/27 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Technical Files TTC/4/3/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Show Reports TTC/4/5/19 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Rehearsal Photographs TTC/6/1/22 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Audio production recordings TTC/7/1/16 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster TTC/8/3/1/30 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Flyer TTC/8/3/2/42 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Programme TTC/8/3/3/27 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press Cuttings TTC/8/4/20 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Workshop file TTC/10/4/15 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Receipt book of rehearsal notes BTF/P/Y/4005 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Set photographs BTF/P/Y/4017 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Photographs BTF/P/Y/4018 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Photographs BTF/P/Y/4021 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Negatives BTF/P/Y/4026N Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Audio tapes BTF/P/Y/4031 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Playscript MPS 4034 British Library