East Is East

Event Details

Event Date:

03-11-202104-11-202105-11-202106-11-2021

Event Time:

Start time: 19:30
End time: 19:30

Event Short Description

Ayub Khan Din’s comedy drama, straight from the National Theatre.

Event Information

Ayub Khan Din’s comedy drama East Is East has sold out three London runs, been adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film and become a modern classic. This 25th anniversary co-production from the National Theatre and Birmingham Rep comes to Chichester directly following its London run, directed by Iqbal Khan.

George Khan wants to raise his family the proper Pakistani way but hasn’t counted on the distractions of 70s Salford. Abdul and Tariq aren’t ready to be married off, Saleem is pushing artistic boundaries, Meenah’s skirt is too short and Sajid just wants to hide in his parka. Can mum Ella keep the family together?

The cast is led by Tony Jayawardena (Ackley Bridge, The Crown, Bend It Like Beckham) as George and Sophie Stanton (best known to a wide TV audience as DCI Jill Marsden in EastEnders) as Ella. The company also includes Rachel Lumberg, returning to Chichester where she last appeared as Sian in Me and My Family.

Admission Details

Adult: From £10

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Organiser Details

Name: Chichester Festival Theatre

Email: box.office@cft.org.uk

Website: http://www.cft.org.uk

Venue Details

Address: Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6AP

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