Final casting has been announced for the UK Tour of East Is East.
Adam Karim (Sajit Khan), Assad Zaman (Saleem Khan), Dharmesh Patel (Abdul Khan), Salma Hoque (Meenah Khan) and Simon Nagra (George Khan) complete the cast.
They join the previously announced Pauline McLynn (Ella Khan) as well as original West End cast members Ashley Kumar (Tariq Khan) and Darren Kuppan (Maneer Khan). The cast also includes Kammy Darweish (Mr Shah), Sakuntala Ramanee (Mrs Shah) and Sally Bankes (Auntie Annie).
East is East, which was part of Jamie Lloyd’s second Trafalgar Transformed season, is directed by Sam Yates. It embarks on a 14 week national tour from 11th June 2015, commencing at Theatre Royal, Brighton. East is East is designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting by Richard Howell and sound and music by Alex Baranowski.
Other confirmed venues for the East is East National Tour include the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury (22-27 June), New Victoria Theatre, Woking (29 June – 4 July), Churchill Theatre, Bromley (6-11 July), Princess Theatre, Torquay (13-18 July), Regent Theatre, Stoke (20-25 July), Theatre Royal, Nottingham (27 July – 1 August), Grand Opera House, York (3-8 August), Theatre Royal, Glasgow (10-15 August), The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (31 August – 5 September), Sheffield Lyceum (7 September – 12 September), Bath Theatre Royal (14 September – 19 September) and Oxford Playhouse (21-26 September).