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Dara

Lyttelton, National Theatre, London

 

Zubin Varla as Dara and Prasanna Puwanarajah as Prosecutor Talib

© Ellie Kurttz

Suddenly, the National Theatre is beginning to reflect the wider provenance of Great Britain. November saw Rufus Norris’s brimming production of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, David Hare’s adaptation of American journalist Katherine Boo’s Mumbai epic. Now Nadia Fall has taken on Dara, Shahid Nadeem’s original play first staged by Pakistan’s Ajoka Theatre.

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