The Singapore Mutiny

Documentary revealing how the First World War shaped Gandhi’s rise to prominence in India and the path to independence. We tell the story of the Ghadar (revolution) party – an international movement created in the early 1900s to end British rule in India.

Our film deals with support for the movement in the Indian Army –  focusing on the bloody mutiny of the Indian battalion in Singapore in 1915, with eyewitness and expert interviews shot in India, Singapore, Germany and the UK. The film also features archive footage and drama interpretation.

Client: Channel 4

Project: 50 minute historical documentary, produced by Twenty Twenty in association with Sweet Patootee.

Role: Conceived, researched, written and produced by Sweet Patootee.