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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!

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Author: Cash Omar

Archive listings for The Great Extension

Work type: Play.

T01897830938

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.Producer Theatre Royal Stratford East. Director Kerry Michael. Design Yannis Thavoris. Lighting Prema Mehta. Sound Theo Holloway. Performer Dimitri Andreas. Performer Faraz Ayub. Performer Ben Bennett. Performer Jack Chissick. Performer Amerjit Deu. Performer Akin Gazi. Performer Raj Ghatak. Performer Jacob Krichefski. Performer Cosh Omar. Performer Sharona Sassoon. Performer Ruby Visaria.
16 Oct 09 to 14 Nov 09Theatre Royal Stratford East, Outer London :: V337
listing details L1916946168

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