The Great Escape

By Shobu Kapoor


Told by the marvellous Shobu Kapoor in her mother’s voice, this is a hear warming, funny and poignant story about restrictions and restraints and determination. It’s about choice. It’s about escape. A great escape.

Shobu Kapoor

Shobu Kapoor is an actor, writer, director and poet. A long and varied career has seen her work in TV ( becoming a household name as Gita in EastEnders) theatre, radio, and film ( both in the UK and Hollywood) moving with critical acclaim between dramatic and comedic roles. She also teaches acting and has now written her first one woman show which will begin a UK tour in 2020.

Sameena Zehra – Director

A multi award winning comedian, writer, storyteller, political satirist, intersectional feminist and humanist with a unique take on the world; equally at home exploring the individual experience of daily life and the larger issues of the world we live in. She is also a blues singer/songwriter, director and accomplished actor who has worked at the National Theatre and tours internationally with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Shobu Kapoor gave a masterclass in storytelling. Superb.


Wonderful story telling.


Very powerful.


Absolutely loved this!

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