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The Great Extension archiveHassan, a second generation Turk, leads a blissful, if somewhat eccentric bachelor life in London's suburbs. His tastefully decorated house is kept spick and span by his even more tastefully decorated houseboy. The building work on his extension is progressing well despite legal threats from his reactionary neighbour, the very English Mr Brown; and his father's wealth ensures gainful employment does not interfere too much in a life replete with wine, women and self-imposed amnesia. That is until he wakes up one morning to the devastating realisation that something happened the night before that could have the direst consequences for him and his care-free lifestyle; something that could fundamentally transform his very essence; something he... just can't quite remember! Following The Battle of Green Lanes, his prophetic play about the spread of Islamic fundamentalism in Britain's urban melting pots, Cosh Omar returns with a comedy play for our time. Never have issues such as multi-culturalism, racism, sectarianism, Judo-Islamic conflict, faith, sexuality and nationhood been explored with such insightful hilarity. The Great Extension - an outrageous and infuriating farce.
Performers Dimitri Andreas, Faraz Ayub, Ben Bennett, Jack Chissick, Amerjit Deu, Akin Gazi, Raj Ghatak, Jacob Krichefski, Cosh Omar, Sharona Sassoon, Ruby Visaria.
Author Cash Omar. Producer Theatre Royal Stratford East. Director Kerry Michael. Design Yannis Thavoris. Lighting Prema Mehta. Sound Theo Holloway.

The Great Extension

The Great Extension (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01897830938. Details of all The Great Extension archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S02023143015

Archive Listings

16 Oct 09
to
14 Nov 09
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Outer London
Greater London

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