Pink Sari Revolution

Pink Sari Revolution

27th September 2017 to 07th October 2017

Venue Curve
Rating 12A
Prices £10.00 - £18.00
BSL Interpreter Karen Sly
Captioner Janet Jackson
Audio Describer Talking Sense
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Accessible Performances

Date Time Performance Types More Info / Tickets
4th October 2017 19:15

BSL Interpreted

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5th October 2017 14:30

Captioned

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7th October 2017 14:30

Audio Described

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7th October 2017 13:00

Touch Tour

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“When you grow up in this place the violence becomes a part of you”

In the ‘Badlands’ of Uttar Pradesh, where violence against women can be traced back to Indian mythology, one woman has raised an army to say “no more”. She is Sampat Pal, the formidable and fearless leader of the Gulabi Gang, a movement of over 400,000 women fighting for their rights in a uniform of blazing pink saris.

One winter’s day, Sampat learns of Sheelu Nishad, a young girl thrown into prison in the dead of night. As Sampat investigates, a chain of events is set in motion that reveals the real cost of making a stand.

This Made At Curve production will receive its world premiere at Curve and will be created by a unique collaboration of award-winning Indian and British Asian artists led by Curve Associate Director Suba Das (Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya, Wipers, Abigail’s Party). Fusing together drama, music and movement, Pink Sari Revolution is a true story based on the book by internationally renowned journalist Amana Fontanella-Khan and meetings with Sampat Pal.

Recommended for ages 13+. Some scenes contain references to sexual and domestic violence.