Dishoom!

Dishoom!

Summer 1978, Simon and his friends should be looking forward to leaving school, but the National Front are on the streets, Simon's Bibi is ashamed of him and his Dad spends his life hiding in the pub.

When Simon's cousin Baljit comes to stay, she introduces him to the Bollywood classic, Sholay. Inspired by the film’s dynamic duo, Jai and Veeru, Simon and Baljit find their inner superheroes and set out to change their world forever. 

From the producers of Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, The Deranged Marriage and Britain’s Got Bhangra, Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre with Oldham Coliseum Theatre present a new play about friendship and courage.

 Featuring music from the iconic Bollywood hit Sholay.

 

‘Like a speeding bullet, Rifco Theatre with this hugely enjoyable and touching production continues to hit the mark.’ ★★★★ from The Reviews Hub 

‘An absolute celebration of diversity and a truly special piece of theatre’ ★★★★★ North West End 

‘Takes the well-worn rites-of-passage formula and gives it a fresh perspective’ The Stage

‘Hilarious Seema Bowri as the capricious Bibi and Gurkiran Kaur as the lovable if geeky Baljit.’ The Stage

'An engaging piece which does full justice to a difficult period of change… a play which is high relevant to modern Britain.’ Number 9 Reviews

'A story worth telling’ British Theatre Guide

 

CAST

ELIJAH BAKER

Mark

SEEMA BOWRI

Bibi

GEORGIA BURNELL

Donna

OMAR IBRAHIM

Dad

GURKIRAN KAUR

Baljit

Bilal Khan

Simon

JAMES MACE

Keith

CREATIVES

Writer:

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti

Director:

Pravesh Kumar

Set Designer:

Neil Irish

Costume Designer & Choreographer:

Andy Kumar

Lighting Designer:

Rory Beaton

Composer:

Arun Ghosh

Sound Designer:

Chris Murray

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