George Khan wants to raise his family in the traditional Pakistani way, but his children have other ideas. Abdul and Tariq aren't ready to be married off, Saleem is pushing artistic boundaries, Meenah's skirt is too short and Sajit just wants to hide in his parka.
As relations reach breaking point, their English mother, Ella, is pulled torn between her loyalty to George and the happiness of her children.
Ayub Khan Din’s much-loved comedy drama, adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film, reopens the Lyttelton theatre as part of a 25th anniversary tour, directed by Iqbal Khan.
Magnificent revival of culture-clash classic
A piece of theatre tinged with nostalgia but also with a message which feels totally contemporary
A happy 25th birthday for Ayub Khan-Din’s comedy
Heartfelt and humorous 25th-anniversary production of Ayub Khan Din’s irreverent drama