Theatre, chat and live music – Radio presenter, writer and performer Yasmeen Khan hosts a salon style intimate evening of new plays from new and emerging voices alongside chat and performance from established talent.
Line up: writer and spoken word artist Rabiah Hussain, whose debut play 'Spun' is currently playing at the Arcola to rave reviews. (Guardian review of Spun) Rabiah will perform poetry and will be in conversation with Yasmeen about the challenges of breaking into theatre when coming from a working class background.
Ares by Katie Granger, a monologue peformed by Andrea Hall. Alice is a NASA astrophysicist, head of the first manned mission to Mars. But to reach the stars, she’s going to have to sacrifice the only other thing she ever cared about.
Bark, by Stephanie Dickson One hospital tv room, two very different women. A story of unlikley friendship forged in the most difficult circumstances.
Rukhsati by Saqib Deshmukh performed by Balvinder Sopal and Rez Kempton Regrets, recriminations and confessions...Nighat and Tariq, once young lovers, now reunited in the toliets as they escape the crowd at an Asian wedding.
Live music in the form of transcendental blues and folk from brilliant Ajay Srivastav. A musician with over a 15 years experience in the industry, Ajay has had chart success in two continents, toured the world and worked with legends. Ajay’s journey has taken him from Blues to Funk, to Asian Underground, to World Music, to Hindi-pop, to musical theatre, to Bollywood and soul.
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