Water, Bread and Salt is a township theatre styled piece in two parts celebrating the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth and touring during Black History Month 2018.
An inspiring reflection of Mandela’s original writings, the first piece, Captain Of My Soul, is a visceral exploration of Mandela’s personal and private thoughts. The second piece, Watershed, is a poetic exploration of his public speeches crafted into a dynamic piece of township theatre.
Adapted and directed by Anna Coombs, this revival of their widely successful 2014 performance features South African a capella songs arranged by composer Allyson Devenish and is performed by their resident ensemble Tangle Company 2018
Tangle is an African Caribbean Theatre Company with a special focus in South West England. They celebrate the work of artists of African, Caribbean and more than 50 other heritages. Our work integrates, asserts and celebrates their brilliant contribution to UK theatre, particularly in rural areas where there is little inter-cultural interface.