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Shake your shoulders, twist that light bulb; this is the story of how Britain Got Bhangra!

Set in Southall, the story follows Twinkle, a gifted singer who goes from being a van driver to a Bhangra star of the 80’s. This imaginative musical takes us through his personal journey of highs and lows amidst multicultural Britain and the evolution of the Asian music scene.

Originally produced by Rifco and Theatre Royal Stratford East in association with Warwick Arts Centre.

Winner – People’s Favorite Musical - Off West End Awards 2011.

Presented by Rifco Theatre Company, Watford Palace Theatre and Warwick Arts Centre

Suitable for: Ages 10+
Running time: approx 2 hours including interval

Cast & crew

DJ Lovely/Ensemble
Rakesh Boury
Rakesh Boury
Jason/Ensemble
Jason Denton
Jason Denton
Blingh Singh/Labour MP/Ensemble
Keeza Farhan
Keeza Farhan
Bibiji/Auntie
Rina Fatania
Rina Fatania
Presenter/Ensemble
Alim Jayda
Alim Jayda
Shinde
Natasha Jayetileke
Natasha Jayetileke
Jussi
Sohm Kapila
Sohm Kapila
Mrs Patel/Auntie/Priest
Sheena Patel
Sheena Patel
Udita Screwala/Auntie/Poonam Pandia
Davina Perera
Davina Perera
Twinkle
Shin Parwana
Shin Parwana
Rocky/Ensemble
Michael Taibi
Michael Taibi
Writer / Director
Pravesh Kumar
Pravesh Kumar
Lyricist
Dougal Irvine
Dougal Irvine
Composer
Sumeet Chopra
Sumeet Chopra
Choreographer
Andy Kumar
Andy Kumar
Set Design
Keith Khan
Keith Khan
Musical Director
Sean Green
Sean Green
Musical Supervisor
Mark Collins
Mark Collins
Sound Designer
Andy Johnson
Andy Johnson
Lighting
Peter Harrison
Peter Harrison
Movement Director
Cressida Carre
Cressida Carre
Assistant Director
Celeste Dring
Celeste Dring

Reviews

"Britain's Got Bhangra is the latest production from Rifco and it feels like a benchmark: a timely, big-hearted celebration"
The Metro
"Britain’s got Bhangra is comparable to that first blast of hot air when stepping out of the airport on holiday…Bloody, bloody wonderful"
What's On Stage
"Go and watch this now because it’s five-star fabulous"
Eastern Eye
"A charge of positive feeling that keeps you buzzing long after you leave the theatre"
The Sunday Times

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