Professor Colin Chambers explores the history of black and Asian theatre (2/2)

12th August 2011



The professor of drama at Kingston University, and former journalist and literary manager of the RSC, talks to Suman Bhuchar about the long and previously obscure history of African, Asian and Caribbean diasporic practitioners as recounted in his new book, Black and Asian Theatre in Britain (Routledge). Recorded: 11 August 2011.

Because he made records, films and radio programmes, Paul Robeson was a celebrity who crossed over between the black and mainstream theatre.