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Issue 4

Issue 4

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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.

John Caldwell: I'm sitting right where I want to be. Photograph by Garry Steckles

Caldwell’s Palm Island

John Caldwell is one of the most gracious hosts in the Caribbean, a T-shirt and shorts hotelier who's created one of the Caribbean's unique resorts. Garry Steckles shared his affection for a tiny island hideaway in the Grenadines.

Prizewinner Cyril Sammy at Grafton Beach

Cyril Sammy: Caribbean Chef of the Year

Meet the man who won the most coveted title in Caribbean cooking.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.

Back from the brink: the St. Lucia parrot

Requiem for the Monk Seal

Some animal speceis have disappeared from the Caribbean forever. But others are being saved..

Sunspot maximum (1989, 47 x 60 cm.) Photograph by the October Museum, London

Aubrey Williams: Tapping the Source

Geoffrey MacLean introduces the great Guyanese painter Aubrey Williams, whose work is on show in 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.

Comic by Faithe Pantelides

What’s Your Name Again?

In the Caribbean you need a nickname, and it won't be an obvious one.