The 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent into India and Pakistan saw millions uprooted and resulted in unspeakable violence. It would shape modern Britain forever. Witnesses to this brutal moment in history live among us, yet the stories of that time remain shrouded in silence.
75 years later, Silence is a new play focused on communal storytelling - presenting a shared history inspired by the remarkable personal testimonies of people who lived through the last days of the British Raj.
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Cast and creative
By: Sonali Bhattacharyya, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Ishy Din, Alexandra Wood
Director: Abdul Shayek