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A Passage to India

Based on the novel A Passage to India by E M Forster A Simple8 and Royal & Derngate co-production in the Main House
22 - 27 January 2018 Main House
A Passage to India

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A PASSAGE TO INDIA
BASED ON THE NOVEL A PASSAGE TO INDIA BY E M FORSTER
Monday 22 – Saturday 27 January

“One cannot be friends with the English!”

The advice was harsh but clear, and Aziz ignored it. Now he lies in jail on a charge of sexual assault. Forster’s masterpiece poses a question more urgent today than ever: how can we love one another in a world divided by culture and belief?

Multi award-winning ensemble simple8 transport us to Imperial India, conjuring up the elephants and caves, courthouses and temples with the simplest and boldest means – including original music played live on stage by legendary composer Kuljit Bhamra.

Full of humour and rich humanity, but with vast philosophical and political scope, A Passage to India is one of the great novels of the 20th Century. simple8’s thrilling new adaptation reimagines it for contemporary Britain. 

"A company possessing the skills, dedication and intelligence to create wonder"
The Times ★★★★★

Booking Details

Monday - Saturday at 7.30pm and Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.15pm
Tickets £27 - £12
School groups £9 (Mon-Thu)
Age guidance 7+

Post Show Talk – Monday 23 January

Please note: for security reasons, your bag may be searched when visiting Salisbury Playhouse

Access Performances

Audio DescribedAudio Description & Touch Tour - Thursday 25 January at 2.15pm & 7.30pm
(a live narrator describes the action on stage between the dialogue, via headphones)
Touch Tours (accompanying audio described performances, designed for blind or partially sighted audience members) the touch tours will start 90 minutes before the performance time.

 

Cast & Creatives

Adapted by Simon Dormandy
Directed by Sebastian Armesto and Simon Dormandy
Original Music Composed by Kuljit Bhamra
Design by Dora Schweitzer