Drama, music and movement tell a true story based on the book by internationally renowned journalist Amana Fontanella Khan and her meetings with Sampat Pal, the formidable leader of the Gulabi Gang.
A Belgrade Theatre, Curve co-production in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse & English Touring Theatre. Based on the book by Amana Fontella-Khan. Adapted for the stage by Purva Naresh. Directed by Suba Das, Designed by Isla Shaw, Movement Director Aakash Odedra.
“When you grow up in this place, the violence becomes a part of you”
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 co-production with Curve, in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse, will be created by a unique collaboration of award-winning Indian and British Asian artists. 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 age guidance 14+
Please note: There are references to sexual and domestic violence. There is some strong language. There are some scenes that audiences might find distressing.
Running time: approx. 2hrs 30mins including an interval.
This production is supported by the British Council’s UK/IN 2017 bilateral year of cultural exchange.