In Silence at the Donmar Warehouse four British playwrights have adapted Kavita Puri’s book Partition Voices: Untold British Stories in a joint production between Donmar Warehouse and Tara Theatre.
Silence at the Donmar Warehouse is based on a non-fiction book by journalist Kavita Puri who interviewed people who lived through the partition of India in 1947 and subsequently settled in the UK.
In Approaching Empty writer Ishy Din proves himself an authentic voice, telling tales we have not heard before in a muscular and engaging style.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s review round up of Pooja Ghai’s production of Approaching Empty at the Kiln Theatre.
Ishy Din’s new play about a cab office, Approaching Empty at the Kiln in Kilburn, is more of an old banger than a sleek Uber machine.
With Mapping Brent running at venues across the local community, artistic director Indhu Rubasingham has announced the opening season at the company’s newly refurbished theatre, which sees the Tricycle Theatre relaunch as Kiln Theatre.
A hundred years ago, a Punjabi gunner in the 129th Baluchi regiment, Khudadad Khan, stayed at his post in the machine gun nest, injured and at bay , his commanding officer dead. With his remaining comrades he held off the German advance for long enough for reinforcements to come, and fend off an invasion across the Channel. Surviving by a hair himself, Khan won the Victoria Cross.