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By Tanika Gupta

the 1st selection of performs by way of acclaimed British dramatist Tanika Gupta comprises Sugar Mummies, White Boy, Sanctuary and Gladiator Games.
Refusing to be pigeonholed as an ‘Asian playwright’, Gupta has a clean viewpoint on race relatives, generational divide and sexual politics.

A nationwide adolescence 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 exchange are inverted as prosperous white ladies flock to the Carribean to exploit the local toy-boys. yet who's exploiting who?

On the eve of his unlock 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 files the Mubarek family's pursuit of the reality and the incompetence of the professional response.

In Sanctuary a London churchyard turns into a haven for the gardener Kabir. whilst a photograph of an African church looks during this little Eden, a fancy drama of morality and judgment of right and wrong unfolds.

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