By Tanika Gupta
Refusing to be pigeonholed as an ‘Asian playwright’, Gupta has a clean viewpoint on race family, generational divide and sexual politics.
A nationwide early life Theatre creation, White Boy makes an attempt to make experience of school-age stabbings and the character of internal urban white id, in an more and more complicated racial landscape.
In Sugar Mummies, the gender politics of the intercourse alternate are inverted as filthy rich white girls flock to the Carribean to use the local toy-boys. yet who's exploiting who?
On the eve of his unencumber from Feltham younger Offenders establishment, Zahib Mubarek was once attacked and killed by means of his racist cellmate. Gladiator video games is a verbatim drama that records the Mubarek family's pursuit of the reality and the incompetence of the reliable response.
In Sanctuary a London churchyard turns into a haven for the gardener Kabir. while a photograph of an African church seems during this little Eden, a posh drama of morality and moral sense unfolds.
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