Laila takes shelter from a raging storm in an old bookshop, where she chances upon a book with her name on it. She is compelled to open the book and is consumed by the story - Laila finds herself in an old story and on a new journey... From the Persian deserts, the bittersweet story of star-crossed lovers Laila and Majnu, has been passed down through verse and song over centuries. The story of young love and feuding families is given a modern musical twist, taking you across the sands of time. Will love or fate prevail? From the creators of the award-winning Britain's Got Bhangra (People's Favourite Musical - Off West End Awards), comes a new contemporary musical, retelling the greatest love story from the eastPerformers Reece Bahia (Qays), Ravin J Ganatra (Abba), Mona Goodwin (Laila), Kush Khanna (Atif), Sami Lamine (Tabrez), Sheena Patel (Zeenat), Vedi Roy (Ensemble), Shin (Father), Yinka Williams (Ensemble), Asif Raza (Sufi Singer), Sunil Kalyan (Indian Percussion), Pammi Saib (Guitars), Vikaash Sankadecha (Drums).
Author Pravesh Kumar. Music Sumeet Chopra. Lyrics Dougal Irvine. Producer Rifco. Producer Watford Palace Theatre. Producer Queen's Theatre Hornchurch. Director Pravesh Kumar. Design Libby Watson. Costume Andy Kumar. Lighting Philip Gladwell. Sound Ben Harrison. Director Cressida Carre (movement director). Musical Director Benjamin Holder (plus orchestration and arrangements). Director Debbie O'Brien (casting director). Design Matthew Robins (puppets).