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My Beautiful Launderette

A Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Curve, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse co-production

My Beautiful Laundrette

Tuesday 29 October to Saturday 2 November 2019

  • Presented at B2 stage
  • Tickets: From £8.50

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Nikolai Foster brings Hanif Kureishi’s iconic and Oscar-nominated screenplay My Beautiful Laundrette to the stage.

This bold new production of Kureishi’s ground-breaking film, co-produced with Curve, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse, explores issues of sexuality, cultural conflict, gender equality, class and generational strife, presented against a funky backdrop of 80s music and culture.

Set in London during the Thatcher years, My Beautiful Laundrette tells the story of young British Pakistani, Omar, who transforms his Uncle’s run-down laundrette into a thriving business.

After being confronted by a fascist gang, Omar recognises school-friend Johnny and uses their history to diffuse the situation. As they renovate the laundrette together, love blossoms between them.

This culture clash comedy is also a subversive work of social realism, sprinkled with magic and joy running through the rich veins of Kureishi’s writing.

If you enjoyed our previous co-productions with Curve of Pink Sari Revolution and Ishy Din’s Wipers this play is for you.

Age recommendation: 15+ This production contains strong language and adult themes including violence and racism.

Tue 29 Oct 7:30pm Book Tickets
Wed 30 Oct 7:00pm Sold Out
Thu 31 Oct 2:30pm Book Tickets
Thu 31 Oct 7:30pm Book Tickets
Fri 1 Nov 7:30pm Book Tickets
Sat 2 Nov 2:30pm Book Tickets
Sat 2 Nov 7:30pm Book Tickets
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