Behud is playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s playful response to the controversy surrounding Behzti, her play of 2004 which rocked the world of theatre when it was sensationally cancelled after protests in Birmingham. The closure of the play sparked a vehement debate about offence and freedom of speech.

In Behud, a playwright attempts to make sense of the past by visiting the darkest corners of her imagination. Set amidst the theatre establishment, politicians and protesters, Behud is the story of an artist struggling to be heard.

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