Upstairs Downstairs: Free Outgoing
Following their sold-out success in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, three Royal Court productions return in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Just one text message. That’s all it took for Deepa to be hated by the nation.
rv. Anupama Chandrasekhar’s debut cleverly exposes several contradictions at the heart of 21st century Indian society.
When a well-behaved Indian girl is filmed having sex in her classroom, the video clip spreads like a virus. Transmitted from person to person and across the globe it infects firstly the local community and then seemingly the entire world with a burning moral outrage.
Free Outgoing sets the rampant technology of the modern world against the conservatism of an ancient culture.
rv. Chandrasekhar writes with both economy and power… Lolita Chakrabarti gives a deeply unsettling performance
rn. Daily Telegraph
rv. A gripping and insightful story
rn. Time Out Critics Choice
Director Indhu Rubasingham,
Designer Rosa Maggiora
Lighting Mark Jonathan
Sound by Christopher Shutt
Cast includes Ravi Aujla, Lolita Chakrabarti, Raj Ghatak, Shelley King, Shaheen Khan, Amit Shah
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