Kumkum Malhotra: A Live Story
Saturday 12 May, 5.30pm & 7.30pm
In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich
THESE PERFORMANCES ARE NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED.
THERE MAY BE PLACES AVAILABLE JUST BEFORE EACH EVENT BUT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ENTRY.
Preti Taneja’s award-winning novella set in New Delhi is brought to life in the grounds of Norwich Castle as a three-part live story. In a small house in Nizamuddin, Kumkum Malhotra is preparing herself for the evening ahead when suddenly a shameful incident sets in motion a sequence of events; at first unravelling her evening plans, then ultimately her very sense of self.
Experience Kumkum’s deeply moving story through multiple artforms and sensory encounters including photography and dance. As you are guided around the Castle grounds, watch as our heroine disappears: from a family, from a life, from a story.
‘This novella literally took my breath away’ Maureen Freely
Content warning: This show includes one incident of swearing and has a suggested age rating of 14 +
Duration: c. 1 hour
Preti Taneja has worked as an international human rights editor, reporter and filmmaker and her work has been published in the Guardian and Open Democracy. In 2014 Kumkum Malhotra won the Gatehouse Press New Fictions Prize. She is the editor of Visual Verse and was selected as an AHRC/ BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker for 2014.
Dates & Times
Saturday 12 May, 5.30pm
Saturday 12 May, 7.30pm
Places are limited – please book in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org stating whether you would like to attend at 5.30pm or 7.30pm.
In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich.
Co-commissioned and co-produced by Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers’ Centre Norwich in collaboration with Story Machine Productions.