Yvonne Brewster

Yvonne is founder of the country's leading black theatre company Talawa, established in 1985. She has served on the British Council's Drama and Dance Advisory Committee, the Gulbenkian Enquiry into Director Training in Britain, The Arts Council of England's Black Regional Initiative for Theatre (BRIT), on the Boards of the Black Theatre Forum, the London Arts Board (for 8 years) and The Theatres Trust and as a Non-Executive Director of The Brent Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health NHS Trust.

Click here to listen to Yvonne Brewster talk to Woman's Hour about Jamaican indpendence