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Bhatti, Gurpreet Kaur

Overview
Works: 12 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 806 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monologues (Drama)  Political plays 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6102.H38, 822.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
Behzti : (dishonour) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'You think it is pleasant watching a fat virgin become infertile? I want to be seen and noticed and invited by people. I want anything ... that is not this.'Past her prime, Min joyfully spends her life caring for her sick, foul-mouthed mother, Balbir. Today, for the first time in years, they ́re off out. Mother and daughter head to the local Sikh Temple, but when Balbir encounters old friends, a past trauma rears its ugly head. Min and Balbir ́s illusions are about to be shattered as they become immersed in a world of desperate aspiration and dangerous deals. In a community wher
Behsharam (Shameless) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two daughters, two mothers, one father, a cardboard cut-out and a foul-mouthed granny - a household at war with itself, and a family which will do anything to protect its' secrets. Behsharam (Shameless) follows second generation sisters, Jaspal and Sati, through the fantasies, dysfunctions and obsessions of their extraordinary extended family. Set in Birmingham, this is a bold, disturbing and at times hilarious exploration of the British Asian experience
Behud (beyond belief) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 2004, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's play Behzti rocked the world of theatre when it ws cancelled after protests in Birmingham, forcing the playwright into hiding. 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 a playful response to the events surrounding Behtzi
Khandan by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widow Jeeto Gill has spent her life working hard and making sacrifices for her children. Now she looks forward to going back to her land in the Punjab, eating saag and roti on a verandah and letting her tired eyes rest on green fields. Her son Pal seems to have it all but he's restless. He's got big plans for his Daddy's business and a taste for Johnny Walker Black Label. However his kind-hearted wife Liz has her own ideas about what's best. Meanwhile Pal's sharp-tongued sister Cookie runs the tackiest beauty salon in town and harbours a dark secret. When their cousin's destitute wife, Reema, arrives from back home, the Gills propose to take care of her. Little do they know that her arrival will change the course of their family's destiny forever."--Page [4] of cover
Plays One by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oberon book of modern monologues for women : teens to thirties by Dee Cannon( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oberon's monologue collections revamped by Dee Cannon. This volume comes in a brand new format, acting as an actor's workbook as well as monologue resource, with a casting age of teens, twenties or thirties. The monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries. The pieces are organised in age-specific groups: 'Teens', 'Twenties' and 'Thirties'."--Publisher description
Elephant : a play based on true events by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vira hasn't seen her sister Deesh for years. Deesh's kids, Amy and Bill, want to know why but nobody's telling them anything. When Deesh invites her sister to Amy's flashy party, Vira reckons it's time to come home and move on. Time to stop watching the telly, get out of her council flat, stick on a glitzy sari and embrace her nearest and dearest. But is it possible to forgive and forget? And when a family is built on lies, will it be destroyed by the truth?
Khandan (family) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when the legacy of a Father collides with the dreams of his son? Widow Jeeto Gill has spent her life working hard and making sacrifices for her children. Now she looks forward to going back to her land in the Punjab, eating saag and roti on a verandah and letting her tired eyes rest on green fields. Her son Pal seems to have it all but he's restless. He's got big plans for his Daddy's business and a taste for Johnny Walker Black Label. However his kind-hearted wife Liz has her own ideas about what's best. Meanwhile Pal's sharp-tongued sister Cookie runs the tackiest beauty salon in town and harbours a dark secret. When their cousin's destitute wife, Reema, arrives from back home, the Gills propose to take care of her. Little do they know that her arrival will change the course of their family's destiny forever
Bhatti: plays one by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behsharam (Shameless) Two daughters, two mothers, one father, a cardboard cut-out and a foul-mouthed granny - a household at war and a family which will do anything to protect its secrets. Behzti (Dishonour) Past her prime, Min happily spends her life caring for her frail, vicious mother, Balbir. Today, for the first time in years, they're heading out to the local Sikh temple. In a community where public honour is paramount, is there any room for the truth? Behud (Beyond Belief) A playwright attempts to make sense of her past by visiting the darkest corners of her imagin
Behzti( )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company and Soho Theatre Company present Behsharam (Shameless) by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elephant by Birmingham Repertory Theatre( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Behzti : (dishonour)
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Behsharam (Shameless)Behud (beyond belief)Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company and Soho Theatre Company present Behsharam (Shameless)
Alternative Names
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti britische Dramatikerin

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti British screenwriter

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti guionista británica

Kaur Bhatti Gurpreet

Languages
English (40)

French (2)