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The Kite Runner – The Playhouse Theatre, London

Adapted by: Matthew Spangler Based on the novel by: Khaled Hosseini Directed by: Giles Croft Reviewer: Deborah Parry The Kite Runner is a title that you may already be familiar with – it was written in 2003, the debut novel of critically acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini and spent over 100 weeks on the New York bestsellers' list. In 2007 it ...

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The Lost Boy – St Mary’s Creative Space, Chester

Writer: Stephanie Dale Director: Kate McGregor Reviewer: Clare Boswell Two years in the making, The Lost Boy is the latest offering by Chester-based company Theatre in the Quarter and is a timely and compelling piece based around the current refugee crisis. Writer Stephanie Dale has impressively covered a lot of ground in this 90-minute play, balancing a heart-felt and personal ...

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The Kite Runner – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Matthew Spangler From the novel by: Khaled Hosseini Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Gareth Davies Only recently Afghanistan was in the news headlines again. Since the attack on the World Trade Centre in New York in 2001, you could be forgiven for thinking that Afghanistan existed only as a site of military fightback, so Khaled Hosseini's internationally bestselling novelThe Kite ...

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The Kite Runner – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Khaled Hosseini Adaptor: Matthew Spangler Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: James Garrington “It is wrong what they say about the past, about how you can bury it” says Amir, “because the past claws its way back”. Trying to come to terms with our past, and how we behaved then, is the theme at the heart of Khaled Hosseini’s book and ...

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The Kite Runner – The Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Khaled Hosseini Adaptor: Matthew Spangler Director: Giles Croft Reviewer: Abbie Rippon Definitely one of the most moving pieces of theatre this season; The Kite Runner tugs at the heart strings from start to finish. The story which spans three decades and two continents explores the life of Amir, a character who is both involved in the drama as well ...

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