Chubb (1986)

Mile End Road
8 Oct - 7 Dec 1986
Age range: 14+
Chubb Flyer (Front) Chubb Flyer (Front)

The setting of the play was the island of Tobago at the end of the 18th century. Chubb was the central character, a life-long slave on a sugar estate. The play touched on a number of inter-connecting themes, including slavery, freedom, friendship, racism and racial prejudice.

There were 15 performances to 863 young people, visiting schools in Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham and Southwark.

You can access the script of this play via the British Library’s MPS Modern Playscripts Collection.

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