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The Lion of Kabul

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Colin Teevan 

  • Setting

    Afghanistan

  • Synopsis

    Two Afghan aid workers disappear while distributing rice. Rabia, their UN Director of Operations, is determined to discover what has happened to them. The problem is her organisation does not recognise the Taliban, and the Taliban does not recognise her. She seeks justice, but who is to dispense it?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    2009

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Tricycle Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Performed as part of the Tricycle's series of Afghanistan-related plays, The Great Game.

Original Cast  
Rabia Lolita Chakrabarti
Khan Nabil Elouahabi
Production Team  
Co-Director Nicolas Kent
Co-Director Indhu Rubasingham
Lighting James Farncombe
Sound Tom Lishman
Assistant Director Rachel Grunwald
Design Miriam Nabarro
Design Pamela Howard

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Curtis Brown Group

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket Street
    London
    SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 20 7393 4400

  • Email

    info@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    www.curtisbrown.co.uk

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