(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 3/15.)

Errol John's play has had a strange history. It won an Observer Play competition in 1957, was optioned by a commercial management and insultingly mistreated, and has enjoyed a fitful afterlife. But it amply justifies revival since, in its vivid portrait of life in a Trinidadian backyard in the immediate postwar period, it explains much about Caribbean history.

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