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THE KITE RUNNER – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

At one point in The Kite Runner, taxi driver Farid says “I don’t think there is a more Afghan way to die than stepping on a mine.” Or, indeed, live. The role may be one of the smallest but these are the words which perfectly express how pinioned all the play’s characters are by their circumstances, be it their race, their wealth, their gender or their location.






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THE KITE RUNNER – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Wonderfully powerful, Giles Croft’s heartfelt production of Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel makes a welcome return to the West End. Covering topics such as guilt, betrayal and redemption, The Kite Runner is a show that constantly tugs at the audience’s heartstrings while also providing them with an education about what it meant (and still does) to live in Afghanistan during conflict.






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Matthew Perry’s The End of Longing becomes Playhouse’s most successful play

In London theatre, News, Plays, Press Releases by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

The End of Longing, written and starring Matthew Perry has become the Playhouse Theatre’s most successful play to run at the theatre, it has been announced. As it approaches the end of its run on 14 May 2016, the production directed by Lindsay Posner has had over two million sales, with more than 62,000 tickets sold and 12,000 of those who visited were first-time attendees to the world of theatre.