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VenueTara Theatre
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From21st September 2022
To1st October 2022
What is currently on at Tara Theatre (V292)


"It was a great tragedy. We were friends one day and enemies the next. I will take these things to my grave." The 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent into India and Pakistan saw millions uprooted and resulted in unspeakable violence. It would shape modern Britain forever. Witnesses to this brutal moment in history live among us, yet the stories of that time remain shrouded in silence.
Adapted by Sonali Bhattacharyya
Adapted by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
Adapted by Ishy Din
Adapted by Alexandra Wood (from Kavita Puri's Partition Voices)

Archive :: production:T1339240095, play:S01642726954, venue:V292

Production details

75 years later, Silence is a new play focused on communal storytelling - presenting a shared history inspired by the remarkable personal testimonies of people who lived through the last days of the British Raj. Commissioned to mark this major anniversary, Silence is adapted from Kavita Puri's acclaimed book Partition Voices: Untold British Stories and co-produced with Tara Theatre.


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Producer Donmar Warehouse
Producer Tara Theatre
Director Abdul Shayek
Design Rose Revitt
Lighting Ciaran Cunningham
Director Anna Cooper (CDG - casting director)
Director Lata Nobes (assistant)
Sound Elena Pena
Music Elena Pena
Performer Renu Brindle
Performer Sujaya Dasgupta
Performer Nimmi Harasgama
Performer Bhasker Patel
Performer Jay Saighal
Performer Rehan Sheikh
Performer Martin Turner
Performer Anil Goutam
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