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Tongue Tied & Twisted

Tongue Tied & Twisted blasts Indian storytelling into the 21st century combining the talents of UK music producer PKCtheFirst on stage with international performer Peter Chand.

Collecting traditional Indian folk tales from fifty South Asian elders, living in the Black Country. These stories, some of them unheard for over 50 years, have finally been documented and used to make a storytelling theatre production and online archive.

Come and 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 fused with a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. Together, they present a unique audience experience across cultures for both young and old.

?Two distinctive artists bring a fresh UK twist on traditional tales collected from South Asian elders. The show celebrates the art of live storytelling fused with a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. Together, they present a unique audience experience across cultures for both young and old.

Tongue Tied & Twisted is a new storytelling show with a theatrical twist. Blasting Indian storytelling into the 21st century by combining the talents of UK music producer PKCtheFirst live on stage with international performer and storyteller Peter Chand.

The collection of stories enabled us to create a wonderful new storytelling theatre show. The show launched in May 2016 and featured at Alchemy, London Southbank Centre’s annual South Asian festival. It was a huge hit with audiences, and now it continues to tour to UK venues and internationally.

Tongue Tied & Twisted celebrates the art of live storytelling, fused with a unique blend of Urban Hip Hop and classical South Asian sounds. International storyteller, Peter Chand and UK music producer PKCtheFirst bring a fresh UK twist on traditional Indian tales collected from South Asian elders.

The performance features a selection of the folk tales we have been told, interpreted from their original language and into English, accompanied by new musical scores and live DJ mixing.Dawinder Bansal