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Performance

VenueNorthern Stage
TownNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyTyne and Wear
From18th April 2017
To13th May 2017
When19:30. Apr 29, May 3, 6, 10, 13 Mats 14:00. May 2 at 18:00
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East is East

East is EastT1504276977
The story focuses on an Anglo - Pakistani family in 1970's Salford. It's a time of long hair, glam rock and flares. Chip shop owner, George Khan, wants his children to keep their culture and tradition but his kids want to be part of the modern world. The boys want disco music, the latest fashions and girls; Sajit wants to live in his parka and Meena doesn't want to wear saris. Their Dad is insisting on arranged marriages, dutiful children and respect, while their English Mum wants to give the kids space and to keep the peace - which is where the trouble starts. East is East is the hilarious result of two cultures colliding. This touching comedy was a hugely successful stage play and later made into the enormous international smash hit film. Winner of 1997 Writers' Guild Best West End Play award.
Author Ayub Khan-Din


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Company

Producer Northern Stage
Producer Nottingham Playhouse
Director Suba Das
Design Grace Smart
Costume Grace Smart
Lighting Prema Mehta
Director Meghan Doyle (assistant director)
Sound Christopher Bartholomew
Director Lucy Cullingford (movement director)
Director Ruth Cooper-Brown (fight director for RC-Annie Ltd)
Director Rachel Bown-Williams (fight director for RC-Annie Ltd)
Performer Vicky Entwistle (Ella Khan)
Performer Judy Flynn (Auntie Annie)
Performer Simon Rivers (Abdul Khan)
Performer Kammy Darweish (George Khan)
Performer Deven Modha (Maneer Khan)
Performer Rez Kabir (Mr Shah)
Performer Raj Bajaj (Saleem Khan)
Performer Viraj Juneja (Sajit Khan)
Performer Omar Malik (Tariq Khan)
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