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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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