Octavia & The Handmaid’s Tale

Saturday 8 October 2016

Poetry group Octavia respond to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in an evening of spoken word.

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale remains one of the most seminal dystopian fictions of the 20th century. Focusing on the subjugation of women, this novel has sparked generations of writing about women and the future.

Octavia is a poetry group of women of colour, led by Rachel Long. The group explores issues of intersectionality, sexuality, and the representation of women of colour.

BSL Interpretation
This performance is British Sign Language-interpreted. Concessionary access tickets and specific seating requirements can be arranged through our free Access Scheme.
To join the scheme or find out more, email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk or call the Ticket Office on 020 7960 4200.

8pm – 9pm

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