An Indian Abroad

12 July 7.30pm

Sacred places. Mythical structures with healing powers. Nando's.

Stifled by his life in middle-class India, Krishnan is desperate to see more of the world. He takes a year out from his studies to visit the exotic island of Great Britain.

 

Keen to seek out the locals, he wants to learn about life through their eyes.

 

What does Krishnan's journey teach him about the world? 

 

What might he learn about himself?

 

And what happens when he falls for one of the natives?

 

Pariah Khan is a writer and performer, voted as one of Bristol's 24 Most Influential Young People by Rife Magazine for his work in theatre and comedy. He was also chosen by BBC Three as one of the UK's top 50 creative young people to pilot their Playground scheme with The Latimer Group. Outside film and theatre, he works as a villainous professional wrestling manager.

 

 

His debut one man show 'An Indian Abroad' takes the trope of white adventurers exploring 'foreign' lands and spins this concept on its head, asking that all important question: what if someone from India took a gap year to Britain?

 

 

"A generous and hilarious writer and performer with a keen eye for detail and impeccable comic timing. He has a big future ahead of him" - Nikesh Shukla, Editor of The Good Immigrant

 

 

"An exceptional young talent. A sharp eye for social observation, a keen wit and versatile tone. I am particularly impressed by his light candour on stage. Time and space are all we requires to become a much heralded success." - Dr Edson Burton, Writer and Historian

pariah khan 

60 Minutes (No Interval)

£11   Age 12+

Unit 5 Queens Square Clevedon BS21 6HX

Theatre Shop is in the pedestrianised square behind B&M Bargains, tucked between Superdrug and Boots.

We recommend parking in B&M Bargains car park and  walking across Queens Square where you'll find Theatre Shop.

 

Theatre Orchard and Living Spit met in 2012. Their eyes locked across a crowded room and they decided to get together and turn an empty shop into a theatre.

They named their bundle of joy “Theatre Shop”. It’s 5 years old this year and is now run by The Theatre Shop CIC, a brand new not-for-profit company.