Birangona Liberation War Heroine 1971 Bangladesh



Past Production 

​Birangona:  ​

Script Samina Luthfa​ & Leesa Gazi
Director Filiz Ozcan 
Producer Buffy Sharpe

Designer Caitlin Abbott
Videography Fahmida Islam

Lighting Design Salvatore Scollo

Sound Design Ahsan Reza Khan

Cast Leesa Gazi & Amith Rahman

Vocalist Sohini Alam

​Artwork by Caitlin Abbott, from
original photo
by Naib Uddin Ahmed



Women of War

UK Tour  

Following our research and development (R&D) phase in Dhaka, Komola Collective went on to stage further R&D performances of Birangona: Brave Woman in the winter of 2013.


21st March   

Wilton's Music Hall 


4th-5th December

Tara Arts.


Informed by audience feedback and criticism, we developed our final production Birangona: Women of War, which toured the UK in 2014.  


 21st-23rd March

 Rich Mix, London 


9th-20th April

Lost Theatre, London                                 


1st-2nd May

Grange Arts Centre, Oldham 


3rd-4th May

Seven, Leeds                        


11th May

The Drum, Birmingham,


16th-17th May

New Wimbledon Theatre, London


3rd March 

University of Essex, Lakeside Theatre, Colchester 

9th March 

SOAS, University of London, 

22nd-23rd July

Goldsmiths University,

George Wood Theatre, London 


2014 UK Tour Supported by:

2013 UK R&D Supported by:

Offie Award nominated