Pereira's Bakery at 76 Chapel Road - a rehearsed reading
Residents of the close-knit Catholic community of Bandra, Mumbai fight against shopping mall developers who want to demolish their homes.
A story about ordinary people trying to preserve their heritage while the world around them is changing too fast.
Directed by Caroline Steinbeis.
Ayeesha Menon is originally from Mumbai but has recently moved to the UK. She has won Sony Radio Awards for best drama for her adaptations of Q & A and The Cairo Trilogy. Her other adaptations for Radio 4 include The Mumbai Chuzzlewits, My Name Is Red and Six Suspects. Her original feature film The White Elephant premiered in the UK at the London Indian Film Festival in 2011. She wrote Pereiraâ€™s Bakery at 76 Chapel Road as part of the Royal Court/Rage Theatre workshops in India from 2010-2011.
Pereira’s Bakery at 76 Chapel Road is part of the “New Plays from India”: www.royalcourttheatre.com/season/new-plays-from-india:new-window season.
Produced by the International Department
International Playwrights: A Genesis Foundation Project
Developed in collaboration with Rage Productions, Mumbai with support from the British Council
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