Alfred Fagon Selected Plays - Alfred Fagon; | Foyles Bookstore
Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Alfred Fagon Selected Plays
Foyalty 66

Alfred Fagon Selected Plays (Paperback)

£21.99
Pre-order for despatch on publication.

Synopsis

Despite the legacy of his eponymous award, Alfred Fagon's stage works have often been forgotten due to them not being available. This anthology of selected plays brings together his shorter works for the first time into one volume that expands his legacy and confirms his place as one of Britain's key writing talents of the twentieth century.



Alfred Fagon is one of British theatre's most well-known names, partly due to the commemorative award in his honour that was established following his death in 1996 to recognise Black British playwrights from the Caribbean, resident in the United Kingdom. Originally an actor, his writing for the stage, film and television grew throughout the early 1970s, before his breakaway hit Death of A Black Man was produced at the Hampstead Theatre in 1975.



Brought together with a critical introduction from a key collaborator, this collection also includes reflections and responses from a number of historic winners of the Alfred Fagon award, such as Roy Williams and Juliet Gilkes Romero.



The plays include:



A Day in the Bristol Air Raid Shelter

Adventure Inside Thirteen

Four Hundred Pounds

No Soldiers in St. Paul's

Shakespeare Country

Small World

Weekend Lovers

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrightsFilm, TV & DramaTheatrePlays, playscripts Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 15/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9781350270831  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order for despatch on publication. Pre-Order

Alfred Fagon was born on 25 June, 1937 in Clarendon, Jamaica into a large and close family of eight brothers and two sisters. He left school at thirteen and worked with his father as a cultivator on their orange plantation. In 1955 he came to Nottingham in England and worked for British Rail amongst other jobs, and in 1958 joined the Royal Corps of Signals where he became Middleweight Boxing Champion in 1962, the year he left the Army.. He started working as an actor and in 1970 he came to London to play in Mustapha Matura's 'Black Pieces' at the ICA the first of many roles, not just in the theatre but in television, film and radio. Alfred's final acting role in BBC Television's Fighting Back with Hazel O'Connor was filmed in St Paul's, Bristol. Alfred Fagon died of a heart attack on 29 August, 1986 at the age of forty-nine.

More books by Alfred Fagon

Leave Review

Our Christmas Last Posting Dates can be found here
 

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

 

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £25 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.99 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.99 £0.00 2-3 Days

Click & Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop

 

Free Free Click and Collect and Delivery to Store is available for all our shops. Collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.
Please wait for order arrival confirmation email before making a journey to collect.
UK Courier* £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail*** £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

* For courier service please contact the Charing Cross Road store

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

*** We are currently unable to delivery to the following countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Macao, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Virgin Island US

For goods delivered outside of the UK, the consignee (ie the person to whom the consignment is sent) will be the declarant and importer into the country for which the consignment is destined. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of customs duties and local taxes where required.

Customs Charges - if you are ordering goods for delivery outside of the UK, please note that your consignment may be subject to VAT (Value Added Tax), other taxes, customs duties and/or fees levied by the destination country. Any such charges levied in relation to customs clearance must be borne by you. It is accepted by you that Foyles has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Foyles recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your online order.

Delivery Help & FAQs

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Wildeana (riverrun editions)
(Paperback)
Matthew Sturgis; Oscar Wilde
 
 
£8.99
 
Alfred Fagon Selected Plays
(Hardback)
Alfred Fagon
 
 
£65.00
 
White People in Shakespeare: Essays ...
(Hardback)
Arthur L. Little, Jr.; David Ruiter;...
 
 
£65.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd