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Full House

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A special edition featuring the work of West Indian artists, writers, musicians and film-makers.
Introduced by Joe Melia
Among the main events:
Black Blast
A theatre event which explores the history of the colonisation of the Caribbean islands and its consequences through music, mime and dance.
The Ministry of Deliverance
A filmed service at The Pentecostal Church of God at the Angel, Islington - incantation, possession of the spirit, and the ecstatic experience of words and music that are at the roots of Caribbean expression.
Poetry and Prose
A sequence of extracts from the work of West Indian writers: from the first immigrants, through to the new generation of Caribbean writers living in exile in London, including Evan Jones, Audvil King, read by Yvonne Jones, Jamal Ali, John La Rose, Samuel Selvon, Bongo Jerry, read by Andrew Salkey, Linton Johnson and T-Bone Wilson.
Going to Sunday School
A filmed visit to 'The Coleherne' - a pub in Earls Court which every Sunday lunchtime turns Caribbean. West Indians from all over London come to meet socially and listen to the Kaiso (Calypso) music of Russell Henderson and his band and other musicians who drop in. (Radio Times People: page 5)
Bakerloo Line
A play by Mustapha Matura with Angharad Rees, Neville Aurelius, Alfred Fagon, Graham Simpson
A black man meets a white woman at a party in liberal London.
'I'm going to colonise her just like a little island, the way they colonised mine, with tax collectors, lying history books and rapist plantation owners, what could be more fitting ... '
Reggae
The latest musical craze to come out of the West Indies and achieve a wide popularity - presented by one of its most extraordinary performers, Count Prince Miller, with the backing Of 'New Religion.' plus studio designs by Althea McNish, incorporating the work of West Indian artists, audience discussion - and whatever or whoever else turns up.

Contributors

Presenter: Joe Melia
Reader: Yvonne Jones
Reader: Andrew Salkey
Musician: Russell Henderson
Play writer: Mustapha Matura
<Actor>: Angharad Rees
<Actor>: Neville Aurelius
<Actor>: Alfred Fagon
<Actor>: Graham Simpson
Designer: Althea McNish
Programme deviser: John La Rose
Programme deviser: Horace Ove
Programme deviser: Nigel Williams
Director: Vernon Lawrence
Producer: Naomi Capon
Producer: Tony Cash
Producer: Michael MacIntyre
Assistant editor: Tony Staveacre
Editor: Bill Morton

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