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ANITA AND ME – Theatre Royal Stratford East

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Anita and Me deserves respect for Meera Syal’s semi-autobiographical 1996 novel chronicling an awkward schoolgirl’s struggle to escape the cloying embrace of her traditional Punjabi family, the only foreigners in a gritty Midlands mining village, against an uneasy background of skinhead racism.