Mother Tongues from Farther Lands
With a cheeky nod to the historic patriarchy prevalent in South Asian societies, this show seeks to address the balance by showing the strength, tenacity and bravery at the core of these diverse kick-ass women.
'Mum always protected us, she would run after the kids who shouted abuse at us in the street, waving her her shoe at them and swearing in Punjabi: 'Oi! Bastard bisen buttocks come near my children I hit you with chapaal'
Southbank Centre’s Alchemy has commissioned Sajeela Kershi to develop this new performance, working with participants to inspire its creation, in partnership with Alchemy national partners: Black Country Touring, Cast Doncaster and Oldham Coliseum Theatre, generously supported by Arts Council England
Special thanks to the the women's groups in Doncaster, Oldham, Wolverhampton and London, who generously gave up their time to contribute and be involved in the creative process of this show.
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Please note, this performance has moved from its previous time and location of Saturday 27 May on The Clore Ballroom.
The show is performed in reverse, with seats available in the choir stalls.