THE STORY OF CLAUDIA JONES
A short play telling the story of Claudia Jones, fondly known as the mother of the world-famous Notting Hill Carnival by some, although the event that she held was at St Pancras Town Hall. She died young. The significance of her work is indicated by the location of her grave, next to, besides, to the left of Karl Marx.
Introducing a debut play written by Joyce, staring debut actor Danae.
Written by: Joyce Fraser
Director: Moji Elufowoju
Claudia Jones: Denae Wellington
Narrator: Patrick McKenzie
Sound Designer: Lee Affen
We thank Wandsworth Arts Fringe Fund for funding this project.
Special thanks to Oliver Keavey at Studio November for providing space for Claudia to rehearse..... in isolation!
Genres:Black History MonthChildren / FamilyFilmTheatre / Performance