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Outdoor Dance Commission

Outdoor Dance Commission

As part of Leicester’s Diwali day revelries, Phizzical Productions created an outdoor dance performance incorporating a visual arts experience celebrating the arrival of Rama, Sita and Lakshman. The Diwali day celebration is based on the Ram Lila and features a specially designed Pushpaka Vimana, the first mention […]

British Indian Arts and Culture Award 2016

British Indian Arts and Culture Award 2016

Samir Bhamra is honoured to receive the Arts and Culture Award at the British Indian Awards in association with BDO.  The ceremony was held on 15 July 2016 at Athena in Leicester. The evening was a celebration of the success and achievements of Britain’s Indian individuals, communities […]

Samir Bhamra nominated for Arts and Culture award

Samir Bhamra nominated for Arts and Culture award

Samir Bhamra (artistic director, Phizzical Productions and creative director, London Asian Film Festival) has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the Arts & Culture Awareness category, at the 4th British Indian Awards presented by BDO. Now in their 4th year, The British Indian Awards presented by BDO […]

Mad About the Boy

Mad About the Boy

On 11 December 2014, the Supreme Court in India made it a crime to be gay. “Earlier in 2013, two Muslim women were the first to have a civil ceremony in a Leeds registry office. It is believed they received death threats from the UK […]

Audiences and Critics love Bollywood

Audiences and Critics love Bollywood

Lovely to see so many different cultures and age groups come together in‪ Coventry‬ to watch a Bollywood musical Audience member via Facebook A sheer delight from beginning to end Love Midlands Theatre An irresistible banquet of fun William Stafford SPECTACULAR Coventry Telegraph Just like […]

Will these girls find their true love?

Will these girls find their true love?

Sohm Kapila with Sakuntala Ramanee, Nikkita Chadha and Rasheeda Ali play Dr Katrina Pawar, Lalita Pawar, Rekha and Deepika in Bring on the Bollywood

Searching for a soul-mate

Searching for a soul-mate

Meet Bhavin Bhatt, Rishi Nair and Adam Samuel-Bal, our leading men playing Lucky, Amit and Ronny in Bring on the Bollywood.  

Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

Artistic director Samir Bhamra talks to Ed Stagg for BBC about staging Shakespeare for diverse communities and his relevance in international settings. Bhamra was recently invited to direct A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Africa. He had to turn it down because of prior commitments to Bring on […]

Video: Choreographing Bring on the Bollywood

Video: Choreographing Bring on the Bollywood

Choreographer and dancer Subhash Viman talks about the many different styles of dances and choreography in Bring on the Bollywood

Zara

Zara

Zara is a new narrative dance production based on Mirza Hadi Ruswa’s decadent tale of love, exploitation and reconciliation. It re-imagines his classic novel about the doomed courtesan and poetess Umrao Jaan Ada with the romantic poetry of William Wordsworth and Mirza Ghalib. “There is no […]

Video: Directing Bring on the Bollywood

Video: Directing Bring on the Bollywood

Artistic director Samir Bhamra shares his vision for Bring on the Bollywood on video at Belgrade Theatre.

Subhash Viman to launch dance company

Subhash Viman to launch dance company

Classically trained contemporary dancer Subhash Viman is setting up a new dance company supported by funding from the Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts programme. Since 2013, the Leicester-born dancer has been supported by Phizzical as he creates and performs original work across England and […]