VenueCorn Exchange
From13th November 2002
To13th November 2002
PricesFrom £9.00. To £9.00.
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The Taj Mahal: one of the greatest architectural miracles wrought by man. A monument to live built by a great emperor for his dead queen. But through the pure white marble seep the rumours of madness, cruelty and despair. And four centuries later, the ghost of the grief-stricken empress is seen wandering the walls, begging for redemption. Taj brings to life an opulent period of Islamic history through the eyes of a young Asian woman on a pilgrimage to her past. Yet past meets present as fantasy, philosophy and drama are woven together to explore the eternal conflicts between love and death, belief and conscience, knowledge and understanding.
Author Uzma Hameed

Archive :: production:T02053135611, play:S2139649428, venue:V732

Production details

This latest offering from this talented young Asian company combines text, dance and lush video projection and draws on the rich resources of Moghul art and poetry to create a sense of theatrical experience with an edgy modernity.


Company Big Picture Company
Director Uzma Hameed
Choreographer Rachel Harris
Music Paul Clark
Design Leslie Travers
Other Hideaway Productions (video design)
Costume Nicholas Immaculate
Lighting Adam Crosthwaite
Performer Natalia Campbell
Performer Ben Jones
Performer Narinder Samra
Performer Laila Vakil

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