About the Show/Event
Information for Hobson's Choice at Royal Exchange, Manchester (Play). Salford 1880. Hobson is a cobbler aiming to marry off his two youngest daughters. Maggie, his eldest at 30, is already an old maid - so she can stay at home and look after him! But Maggie has other ideas and finds herself a husband - and with him they open a rival shoe shop! First produced in 1916.
Performers Tony Jayawardena (Hari Hobson), Shalini Peiris (Durga Hobson), Maimuna Memon (Sunita Hobson), Safiyya Ingar (Ruby Hobson), Esh Alladi (Ali Mossop), Raj Bajaj (Steve Prosser), Tony Hirst (Jim Heeler), Gurjeet Singh (Robbie Singh), Avin Shah (Tubby Mohammed), Yasmin Wilde (Dr Bannerji/Pinky Khan).
Author Harold Brighouse. Adapted by Tanika Gupta. Producer Royal Exchange Theatre. Director Pooja Ghai. Design Rosa Maggaria. Sound Arun Ghosh. Lighting Matt Hoskins.