This May at Darwen Library Theatre, experience two distinctive artists bringing a fresh UK twist on traditional tales collected from South Asian elders.
This show celebrates the art of live storytelling fusing a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. Together, Peter and PKC the First present a unique audience experience which bridges cultures and generations.
Tongue Tied & Twisted blasts Indian storytelling into the 21st century combining the talents of UK music producer PKCtheFirst on stage with international performer Peter Chand.
Collecting traditional Indian folk tales from fifty South Asian elders, living in the Black Country. These stories, some of them unheard for over 50 years, have finally been documented and used to make a storytelling theatre production and online archive.
One of only a handful of full-time Indian storytellers working in Britain today, Peter’s performances have been described as: energetic, totally engaging, and always told with warmth and great relish.
Born in the Midlands, Peter grew up using Punjabi as his first language. He combines these two cultures seamlessly to tell stories full of life, wisdom, and humour. He has entertained audiences all over Europe and beyond with his tales from the Indian subcontinent, collected from communities in India and the UK.
Come and experience two distinctive artists bringing a fresh UK twist on traditional tales collected from South Asian elders. This show celebrates the art of live storytelling fused with a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. Together, they present a unique audience experience across cultures for both young and old.
“No words to express how fantastic it was. All I can say is WOW! I couldn’t sleep … was still thinking of those stories!” – Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre London
VENUE: Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 3BU
DATE: Wednesday 2nd May, 2018
TIME: Doors: 6.45pm Start: 7.30pm
TICKET PRICES: £10
Tickets are available
By Phone: 0844 847 1664
In Person: From Darwen Library, Knott Street, Darwen or Darwen Leisure Centre, The Green, Darwen or King George’s Hall Box Office, Northgate, Blackburn.