Derek Walcott’s Nobel Works

Derek Walcott’s Nobel Works

In a special tribute to the 1992 Nobel laureate for literature, Jeremy Taylor, Raoul Pantin, Pat Ismond, and Skye Hernandez look back at Derek Walcott's career.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Spring 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Spring 1993)

A round up of new and recent books about the Caribbean.

Ready for the chop: Beaton as demon barber Desmond Ambrose. Photograph by Channel 4 Television

Beaton at his own game

Guyanese actor Norman Beaton has conquered the British stage, worked with Laurence Olivier and become a household name as Desmond Ambrose, the exasperated Peckham barber in the TV sitcom. But what he really wants to do is play King Lear .

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Roundup of books about the Caribbean.

SuperBlue live. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

SuperBlue: the Pied Piper of Soca

As the 1993 Carnival season looms ahead, Debbie Jacob profiles SuperBlue, Trinidad & Tobago's Road March King and feels the uncanny spell of his beat.

Cuban film poster

Where have all the Caribbean movies gone?

The Caribbean has a thriving film industry – but it's struggling to make itself heard and seen.

Lord of the Dance: Peter Minshall

'Masman' Peter Minshall took the revolutionary techniques of his Trinidad Carnival bands to the opening of the Olympics.

Doctor Betty in the Kitchen

'Betty K' has made the transition from successful medic to best-selling author.

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1992)

A round-up of recent books about the Caribbean.