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Child of the Divide

Polka Theatre, London (and on tour) ****

© Katherine Leedale, Diljohn Singh as Manohar, Pali's father, Karan Gill as Pali, Devesh Kishore as Shakur

© Katherine Leedale, Diljohn Singh as Manohar, Pali’s father, Karan Gill as Pali, Devesh Kishore as Shakur. Divided loyalties and identity, divided by a border…

Partition, seventy years on and perhaps only now, to a completely different generation, is the full horror of that appalling event becoming apparent and felt by audiences beyond the Indian diaspora. Continue reading