ASIAN VOICES: ALIA BANO The playwright talks to Suman Bhuchar about her latest play, Hens, which has had a short run at the Riverside Studios before being screened by the Sky Arts channel on 23 June in their series of contemporary televised drama. They also discuss her other work, including her debut Shades and her current Let Them Eat Cake (Royal Court), as well as Gap (National Connections season). Recorded at the Riverside.
ASIAN VOICES: GURPREET KAUR BHATTI The playwright talks to Suman Bhuchar about her latest play, Behud (Beyond Belief) (Soho), which is an imaginative take on her own controversial play, Behzti (Dishonour), which was stopped by a riot outside the theatre on its first production at Birmingham Rep in December 2004. They also explore other aspects of Asian theatre, including Bhatti’s earlier career.