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An Assembly, Riverside Studios and Poorna Jagannathan Production

Presented by Southbank Centre, Oldham Coliseum, Cast and Black Country Touring as part of Alchemy Oldham 2015.

A dramatic performance based upon a true incident and the life events of the performers.

On the night of December 16 2012 a young woman and her male friend boarded a bus in urban Delhi heading for home. What followed changed the lives of these two people and countless others forever.

Internationally acclaimed playwright and director Yaël Farber creates a searing new work that cracks open the silence around women whose lives have been shattered by gender-based violence.

With an extraordinary cast and creative team from India, Farber brings us a blistering evocation of that terrible night and the ripples of change it set in motion. Tearing away the shame that keeps the survivors silent Nirbhaya is a voyage into a tapestry of personal testimonies that speaks for both a nation and a world no longer able to hold the tides of change at bay.

Suitable for 16+
Contains strong language and sexual violence

The performance is 90 minutes with no interval.


Nirbhaya is a part of Alchemy. Presented by Southbank Centre, London, Black Country Touring, Cast in Doncaster and Oldham Coliseum Theatre.


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Grange Centre



Full: £15.00
Concs: £10.00
Under 26: £5.00

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Directed by Yaël Farber

Written by Yaël Farber

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