One of Richard’s friends. Jamal is on the 57 bus the day Richard sets fire to Sasha’s skirt, and he even gives Richard the cigarette lighter and encourages him to light the flame. Jamal “howls with laughter” as Sasha’s skirt burns, but he is never questioned by the police after Richard’s arrest.
Jamal Character Timeline in The 57 Bus
The timeline below shows where the character Jamal appears in The 57 Bus. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 3: 4:52 P.M.
Part 3: Fire
Part 3: Watching
Part 3: Charges