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Theatre and Slavery
Published to mark the bi-centenary of the abolition of the British slave trade
Bravely Fought The Queen
Bangalore in the 1990s. Indias's silicone valley. Lalitha, Bright-eyed and bubbly, drops in on Dolly, the wife of her husband's employer. For Dolly, this is yet another source of irritation to set alongside her demanding, decrepit mother-in-law and her dangerous alcoholic sister. The two sisters are married to two brothers, both advertising executives. The epitome of the "Indian dream" - but their dark secrets start to emerge through a single night of vengence and recrimination.
Set in nine countries across four continents using nine languages spanning seven centuries. Mappa Mundi takes its name and its inspiration from the famous medieval map that hangs in Hereford Cathedral: the known Christian world sharply defined, the unexplored regions peopled by fantastical monsters, canibals, griffons and fire-tongued serpents. Brought back to life by children playing on his grave, the map-maker Richard of Holdingham witnesses the contemporary world - much of which has been shaped by the ideas contained in his map.
Michael and Nisha Walling
A ship is caught in a storm - an electronic storm created by computer-genius Prospero and watched by his daughter. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. Kordelia! This is just the first of many surprises in Dev Virahsawmy's free-wheeling Mauritian fantasy, based on The Tempest. Toufann is a hilarious, irreverent celebration of an island that ought to be Paradise, and an oblique look at the problems of living in a multicultural society. An exuberant, quirky and inspiring story, Toufann is also a spellbinding celebration of human diversity, determination and love.
Hungary. April 1999. NATO is bombing Kosovo and Serbia. Robert, a young American researcher, becomes obsessed with Anna, his language teacher. In her home town of , close to the Serbian border, he is drawn into a dangerous and terrifying underworld. Sexual obsessions, political intrigue and shifting identities lead to an eruption of brutal violence -forcing Robert to confront aspects of his own identity that he'd rather ignore The sound of NATO pierces the night. . . Belle, the mysterious male prostitute, and the enigmatic Black Madonna go about their strange business. Who's watching? Who's waiting?
the true story of Australian Aboriginals who expose their precious ranga, totems which hold the secrets of the world, to the eyes of white Australians, in the belief that the white world will exchange its own wisdom and technology.
Developed through workshops in Bangalore, and with Asian community groups in London, Border Crossings' new theatre-piece is a wild gender-bending blend of dance, film, theatre, opera and traditional Yakshagana