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INTERVIEW: Kully Thiarai, her Curtain Call and CAST

By Ron Simpson On 25 April 2016, CAST in Doncaster is to hold a special event, a “Give What You Can” fundraising evening for the theatre with Artistic Director Kully Thiarai, joined by friends and guests for an evening of memories, music and performance. The special significance of what is certain to be a warm-hearted and entertaining evening is that ...

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Sleeping Beauty – CAST, Doncaster

Esther-Grace Button as Fairy Nightshade in Sleeping Beauty at CAST

Director: Kully Thiarai Writers: Matthew Bugg and Tobias Oliver Reviewer: Andrew White   It’s that time of year again for theatres all over the land to switch into Panto mode (Oh, yes it is!) and Doncaster’s CAST is no exception. In fact, the CAST Pantomime is something of a tradition – even if this is only the venue‘s third one. ...

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Aladdin – CAST, Doncaster

Director: Kully Thiarai Writer: Matthew Bugg and Tobias Oliver Reviewer: Andrew White Rewind to a year ago, and the new theatre in Doncaster – Cast, had only just opened a couple of months previously. The Christmas pantomime Cinderella was a bit of an unknown quantity, would it be the same as in the town’s old theatre, the Civic, or something ...

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Veil – The HUB, Leeds

Creators: Shanaz Gulzar &Kully Thiarai Writer: Kay Adshead Reviewer: Holly Spanner The veil, in religious context is intended to show honour to an object or space. For Muslim women and girls there are a number of varieties which are worn in accordance with hijab – the principle of dressing modestly, and obscuring that which men find sexually attractive. There are ...

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Kes – Cast, Doncaster

Directors: Philip Osment and Kully Thiarai Book:Barry Hines Reviewer : Andrew White When you are celebrating the end of a successful first year of a new venue, it is ideal to feature a story with local significance which really makes a point about the venues place in the community. So for their celebration, Doncaster’s one year old theatre Cast, chose ...

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Obama The Mamba – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Geirge Obama &Damian Lewis Adaptor: Kevin Fegan Music: Dom Coyote and Michael Searl Director: Kully Thiarai Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:4] It is not uncommon for politicians to have embarrassing relatives –like George W. Bush, Teddy Kennedy or Mark Thatcher. Barrack Hussein Obama, President of the United States, also has a skeleton in his closet. His half brother, George Hussein ...

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