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Set in 1970s Salford, East Is East follows the lives of the Khan children and their battle between the traditional values of their Pakistani father and their own desire to be citizens of modern Britain.

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Thu 7 Oct - Sat 30 Oct, 2021 2.30pm & 7.30pm

About East is East

Salford, 1971. 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.