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East is East – A Powerfully Unsettling Comedy

Ayub Khan Din’s successful East is East has returned to the West End, with a rendition of the powerful and unsettling tale of the Pakistani man who settles in Britain, marries and bears mixed-raced children. 647 more words


EAST IS EAST at Trafalgar Studios

Ayub Khan Din’s EAST IS EAST at the Trafalgar Studios is a seminal play which captures the cultural transformation within a British family caused by a mixed marriage with a first generation immigrant. 169 more words


Movie Night: Sunshine on Leith

So… after an afternoon of rugby internationals – congrats Wales, commiserations Scotland & England – I felt the need to take a break from the sports viewing for a bit.. 131 more words


East is East @ The Trafalgar Studios Review

This staging of East is East stars its very own writer: Ayub Khan Din. This play first premiered in 1996, was later adapted into an acclaimed film by Ayub himself and has a long history of awards. 529 more words


East Is East

This play was first produced in 1996 (another 18 year revival), the same year Goodness Gracious Me came to our TV screens; both important events for British Asian culture. 468 more words


Theatre Review: East Is East, Trafalgar Studios

Best known as a film, East Is East was originally a play, written by Ayub Khan-Din. Debuting in 1996 (the film followed three years later) the play was based on Khan-Din’s childhood as one of 10 children growing up in Salford with a white mother and a Pakistani father. 612 more words


Review - Sunshine on Leith (2013)

Director: Dexter Fletcher

Starring: George Mackay, Peter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor

Following in the footsteps of mega-bands like ABBA and Queen, the latest, somewhat unlikely group to be given the jukebox musical treatment is the Scottish duo The Proclaimers, with… 439 more words