Badal Sircar


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Interviewed by Sarah Dadswell on 18 July 2006.

Interview edited by Giselle Garcia.

Listen to interview:

Badal Sircar (1925-2011) was a leading Indian playwright and theatre director, was a major figure in the development of modern Indian plays. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, and the highest honor in performing arts by the Government of Sangeet Natak Adademi Fellowship in 1997.



0:00: How it all started: the relationship with Tara Arts and U.K. artists

4:15:  Remembering his workshops: his process, philosophy and methodology

24:15:  His influences and how he Became a theatre practitioner


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