Dishoom!


Summer 1978, disco is all the rage, the National Front are on the streets and 15-year-old Simon should have everything to live for. But Bibi won't stop nagging and his Dad hides in the pub, just because Simon is disabled.
Dishoom! at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

Image: Queen's Theatre Hornchurch


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)
Starts: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 September 2018
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


From the company behind Laila - The Musical, The Deranged Marriage and Britain's Got Bhangra.


Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti has written for stage, screen and radio. Her work includes the feature film Everywhere and Nowhere, EastEnders (nine episodes) and writing regularly for Radio 4's The Archers.


Synopsis


Summer 1978, disco is all the rage, the National Front are on the streets and 15-year-old Simon should have everything to live for.


But Bibi won't stop nagging and his Dad hides in the pub, just because Simon is disabled.


When his 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.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Billet Lane
Hornchurch RM11 1QT

Box office tel: 01708 443333

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 25 September 2018

Closes:Saturday 29 September 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm

Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:

Tue - Thu & matinees: £12, £16, £20

Fri & Sat: £14, £18, £22


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Creatives


Author: Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
Director: Pravesh Kumar
Designer: Neil Irish
Lighting: Mark Dymock
Production: Rifco Theatre Company, Watford Palace Theatre and Oldham Coliseum Theatre

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