Saturday 9 March, 7.30pm
£12/£10 or can be bought as part of the Saturday Show Pass
Tongue Tied & Twisted
Indian Tales with a contemporary Twist
Tongue Tied & Twisted blasts Indian storytelling into the 21stcentury combining the talents of UK music producer PKCtheFirston stage with international performer Peter Chand.
“How many of the sisters will the wild jackals spare…what becomes of the foolish man who thought he was dead….and what is the haunting message that a dove sings across time and space…”
Experience two distinctive artists bringing a fresh UK twist on traditional tales collected from South Asian elders. This show celebrates the art of live storytelling fusing a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. Together, these two artists present a unique audience experience which bridges cultures and generations.
“No words to express how fantastic it was. All I can say is WOW!!! I couldn’t sleep … was still thinking of those stories” Alchemy Festival Southbank Centre London
Suitable for ages 14+
A co-production with Black Country Touring and Peter Chand in partnership with Creative Black Country supported by Heritage Lottery Fund.
More about Peter Chand and PKCtheFirst
Peter Chand is one of Europe’s finest storyteller’s who has told his fantastic tales all over Britain, and in Ireland, Norway, Holland, Belgium, Greece, Canada, Denmark, and India. Of Punjabi heritage, Peter is constantly in demand for his tales of wit and wisdom, and has worked with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. He also offers bi lingual storytelling sessions in English and Punjabi.
Peter has a huge repertoire of tales from the subcontinent, and has shared these stories at theatres, schools, colleges, arts centres, nature reserves, festivals, and cultural events all over Britain and further afield.
He also runs practical storytelling workshops for all age groups, and has been involved in many community based storytelling projects. A large part of his work involves passing on storytelling techniques to students, teachers, librarians, diverse community organisations, and budding storytellers.
Peter is also one of the organisers of the Festival at the Edge International Storytelling Festival, the longest running festival of its kind in England.
“He’s a bridge between two cultures and two generations. With his cheeky smile, rich voice and wry humour, I was spellbound “ BBC Radio 4
“No words to express how fantastic it was. All I can say is WOW!!! I couldn’t sleep … Was still thinking of those stories” AlchemyFestival Southbank Centre London
“Peter transports the listener into his world with remarkable energy and great expression… I was spellbound” BBC Radio Four
Music producer PKCtheFirst has been creating music for as long as he can remember.
BBC Radio have been supporting the young, dynamic producer for many years now, and his tracks have received major airplay. He is a unique and exciting member of the British/Asian music scene, which is constantly evolving and exploring genres and influences.
Not just based exclusively in the studio – he has also played live at the London Mela, (the biggest Asian festival in the UK) and toured with Tongue Tied & Twisted across Britain and also recently in Amsterdam.
PKCtheFirst has recently released a record with London rapper “K Koke” and is sitting on a staggering 65,000 views on Youtube within its first month.
“Absolutely brilliant telling completely enhanced by the music. I laughed and was enraptured all the way through”. Festival at the Edge Shropshire