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Dishoom!

Presented by Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre with Oldham Coliseum Theatre

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. 

A new play about friendship and courage featuring music from the iconic Bollywood hit Sholay.

 

2018 Tour:

Watford Palace Theatre: 12-22 September

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch: 25-29 September

Oldham Coliseum Theatre: 2-13 October 

Warwick Arts Centre Coventry: 16-20 October 

Derby Theatre: 23-27 October 

 

Audience Reviews

"Good, emotional and very relatable" 
★★★★★

"Love it, love it, love it!" 
★★★★ 

"Great show! Really funny & honest! Great characters!" 
★★★★★

 

Press Reviews

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

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

‘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

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Cast

Seema Bowri

Seema Bowri

Bibi/Manager

Omar Ibrahim

Omar Ibrahim

Dad/Johal/Baba

Gurkiran Kaur

Gurkiran Kaur

Baljit/Mum

James Mace

James Mace

Keith/Doctor

Creatives

Sound Designer

Chris Murray

Set Designer

Neil Irish

Costume Designer & Choreographer

Andy Kumar

Lighting Designer

Rory Beaton

Composer

Arun Ghosh

Casting Director

Sarah Hughes CDG

Voice Coach

Christopher Holt

Fight Director

Keith Wallis

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