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Performance

VenueBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Other spaces: The Door
TownBirmingham
CountyWest Midlands
From5th November 2019
To9th November 2019
When19:30. Thu, Sat Mats 14:00
What is currently on at Birmingham Repertory Theatre (V143)

My Beautiful Launderette

T0335585044
Set in London during the Thatcher years, My Beautiful Laundrette tells the story of young British Pakistani, Omar who transforms his uncle's run-down laundrette into a thriving business. After being confronted by a fascist gang, Omar recognises school-friend Johnny and uses their history to diffuse the situation. As they renovate the laundrette together, love blossoms between them. This culture clash comedy is also a subversive work of social realism, sprinkled with magic and joy running through the rich veins of Kureshi's writing.
Author Hanif Kureshi


Archive :: production:T0335585044, play:S084596105, venue:V143

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Company

Producer Nottingham Playhouse
Producer Curve Theatre
Producer Tom O'Connell (for QNQ)
Director Nikolai Foster
Design Grace Smart
Lighting Ben Cracknell
Sound Tom Marshall
Director Kay Magson (casting director)
Director Kay Magson (CDG - casting director)
Music Neil Tennant
Music Chris Lowe
Performer Omar Malik (Omar)
Performer Jonny Fines (Johnny)
Performer Gordon Warnecke (Papa)
Performer Paddy Daly (Genghis / Dick O'Donnell)
Performer Kammy Darweish (Nassar)
Performer Hareet Deol (Salim)
Performer Nicole Jebeli (Tania)
Performer Balvinder Sopal (Bilquis / Moose)
Performer Cathy tyson (Rachel / Cherry)
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