Tangle | African & Caribbean Theatre

International Theatre for Local People
Tangle is South West England’s African Caribbean Theatre Company. We celebrate the work of artists of African, Caribbean and more than 50 other heritages.
Touring October 2018

WATER, BREAD AND SALT, 2018

by Anna Coombs
Water, Bread and Salt @ Tangle Café 2014

Celebrating the Centenary of Nelson Mandela’s Birth

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 our widely successful 2014 performance features South African a capella songs arranged by composer Allyson Devenish and is performed by our resident ensemble Tangle Company 2018.

To engage with Water, Bread And Salt, click on the ‘media’ tab above for links to the discovery pack.

Water, Bread and Salt is accompanied by its own curriculum linked FREE Discovery Pack containing interviews, extracts from the commissioned works, ideas for further exploration, a background on Tangle and its unique aesthetic and much more.

Click here to download the Water, Bread and Salt Discovery Pack or email executive@tangleinternational.com to request a printed copy.

Adapted and Directed by Anna Coombs

Composer: Allyson Devenish

Cast - Tangle Company 2018

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