Evening Conversations

Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

A brand new work-in-progress including a post-show discussion with experienced playwright and actress Sudha Bhuchar.

A middle-aged, middle-class, multicultural mum with millennial sons, this light hearted work-in-progress is a meditation on Sudha Bhuchar’s ‘squeezed middle’ life in Wimbledon, as she navigates her sense of ‘home’, friendships, family and returning to India as a Non-Resident Indian. Told through fragments & monologues, this piece is inspired by evening conversations over Aperol spritzers!

Writer/performer: Sudha Bhuchar.
Director: Philip Osment.Running time: 60mins plus 30min discussion.Suitable for ages 10+

About the artists

Playwright and actress Sudha Bhuchar is co-founder of Tamasha Theatre Company. Sudha’s many acting roles include appearances in BBC’s Eastenders, BBC Radio 4’s The Archers and a stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and The Sea of Stories at the Royal National Theatre. She writes widely for radio and the stage, as well as writing in partnership with Shaheen Khan including an episode of Doctors and an original screenplay, House across the street, for BBC 4.

For Tamasha Theatre Company, Sudha and former Director Kristine Landon-Smith have co-written the award-winning Bollywood Musical, Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings And A Funeral,Strictly Dandia, and A Fine Balance. Together, the pair won a Woman of Achievement Award for Arts and Culture in 2005, and a First Women Award (Tourism and Leisure) in 2010.


This is a Sakshi event. Sakshi is a special new strand of Sampad projects which tell the stories of women. Find out more about Sakshi here.

In partnership with Bhuchar Boulevard.

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Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH


£12 (£10 concs)