Siddhartha Bose is a poet, playwright, academic and theatre-maker based in Hackney, London. He was born in India and spent seven years in the US. Siddhartha is the author of two poetry collections from Penned in the Margins, and has written and performed three works for theatre: Kalagora (2010), London's Perverted Children (2012) and The Shroud (2014). Find out more about Siddhartha.
BBC Asian Network
Siddhartha was recently on BBC Asian Network as a featured guest on the Nadia Ali Show. He read excerpts from his books, ‘Kalagora’ and ‘Digital Monsoon’.
The Oxford Centre of Life Writing, Wolfson College, Oxford University
OCLW: Siddhartha Bose, ‘Memory as Imagination in a Globalised World’
Thursday, 14 May 2015 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Siddhartha will be reading from his books of poetry, Kalagora and Digital Monsoon, showing clips from his theatre work and film, as a way into exploring the relationship between memory, imagination and globalised environments. [...]
New Book: Back and Forth/ New Film: Animal City
“This impressively ambitious study charts with energy and imagination the emergence of the idea of the grotesque out of Romantic irony.” – John Whale
The Shroud on BBC Radio 3
Siddhartha and theatre director Russell Bender were on BBC Radio 3’s ‘The Verb’ recently. Here is a short video clip:
On the radio show, Ian Macmillan introduces The Shroud as “an epic about how our bodies sometimes remember better than we do especially in times of loss and especially in a world that refuses to give [...]