By William Forde
Published: June 1, 2012.
Bucket Bill is a story of a Jamaican dream that Nelson Mandela described as 'wonderful'. It's about a safe harbour where the sun shines in equal measure and hope springs eternal in the hearts of all good people and where the river of respect runs deep. Set in Falmouth, the old slave capital of Jamaica, it concerns the quest of a boy who is preoccupied with the question: ’When will I become a man?’