Playing the Flame – Script

Series nameProductions: Playing the Flame

This is the first scene of the final draft of the production ‘Playing the Flame’. The play deals with a young Asian woman’s difficulties in dealing with a pre-marital pregnancy and the social pressures facing young Asians.

Date of Creation / Publication1979
CreatorVerma, Jatinder
Associated Person/ OrganisationTara Arts
Collection and Reference NumberTara Arts Collection (GB 2661 TA)
Catalogue NumberTA/PRO/PF/3
Access to originalsThe originals belong to Tara Arts.
Series notesIn 1979, Tara Arts presented the production Playing the Flame, which tells the story of a young Asian woman who is left alone to deal with her pre-marital pregnancy. The cast includes Jatinder Verma, Ouvais Kadri, Rekha Prashar, Poonam Trikha, Sunil Saggar, Praveen Bhal Arti Prashar and Renu Sethi.
Collection notesThe Tara Arts collection consists mainly of digitised material which relates to their productions and includes items such as flyers, programmes, scripts, photographs, stage and costume drawings and information about the organisations history.