The Father and the Assassin archiveThe story of the man who murdered Gandhi. Nathuram Godse: journalist, patriot, murderer. The Father and the Assassin is a gripping new play that traces Godse's life over 30 years during India's fight for independence: from devout follower of Mahatma Gandhi, through to his radicalisation and their tragic final encounter.


Sagar Arya (Vinayak Savarkar), Ankur Bahl (Madhav/Kishore), Paul Bazely (Mohandas Gandhi), Ralph Birtwell (Ensemble), Ayesha Dharker (Aai), Marc Elliott (Pandit Jawaharial Nehru), Ravin J Ganatra (Saradar Vallabhai Patel), Dinita Gohil (Vimala), Halema Hussain (Ensemble), Irvine Iqbal (Mohammad Ali Jinnah), Nadeem Islam (Mithun), Tony Jayawardena (Baba), Sakuntala Ramanee (Ensemble), Anish Roy (Ensemble), Anish Roy (Ensemble), Sid Sagar (Narayan Apte), Shubham Saraf (Nathuram Godse), Akshay Shah (Ensemble), Peter Singh (Daulat/British Policeman), Maanuv Thiara (Kishen)


Author: Anupama Chandrasekhar
Producer: National Theatre
Director(s): Indhu Rubasingham, Lucy Cullingford, Rachel Bown-Williams (of Rc-Annie Ltd - fight director), Ruth Cooper-Brown (of Rc-Annie Ltd - fight director), Gitika Buttoo (staff director)
Design: Rajha Shakiry
Costume: Rajha Shakiry
Music: Siddhartha Khosla
Sound: Alexander Caplen
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Musical Director: David Shrubsole
Other(s): Shereen Ibrahim (dialect coach), Jeannette Nelson (company voice work)
Dramaturg: Emily7 McLaughlin
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The Father and the Assassin

The Father and the Assassin (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01096893480. Details of all The Father and the Assassin archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01368469357

Archive Listings

12 May 22
18 Jun 22
Olivier (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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