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Tamasha presents My Name is...

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Time 15:00
Date 24/05/14
Price £17

A captivating new verbatim play about love, family and ever-shifting identities

When Gaby disappeared from her ScottishWhen Gaby disappeared from her Scottish home, it was assumed that her Pakistani father Farhan, had kidnapped her and the spiraling headlines were only momentarily silenced when it emerged that Gaby may have fled of her own accord, choosing to spend her life with her father in Pakistan. To her Scottish mother Suzy’s distress, Gaby declared, “my name is Ghazala” and turned her back on ‘Gaby’ and seemingly, the West.

A captivating new verbatim play about love, family and ever-shifting identities uncovers a cross-cultural story that began in early 80s Glasgow, long before the ‘tug of love’ tale that hit headlines in 2006.
 

When Gaby disappeared from her Scottish home, it was assumed that her Pakistani father Farhan, had kidnapped her and the spiraling headlines were only momentarily silenced when it emerged that Gaby may have fled of her own accord, choosing to spend her life with her father in Pakistan. To her Scottish mother Suzy’s distress, Gaby declared, “my name is Ghazala” and turned her back on ‘Gaby’ and seemingly, the West.

 

This moving verbatim play reveals a cross-cultural love story that began in early 80s Glasgow, a world away from the frantic ‘tug of love’ well documented in the world's press. 

 

Tamasha specialises in making new work for the stage inspired by the ever-changing cultures of contemporary Britain. Successes like East is East, The Trouble with Asian Men and Snookered have won acclaim from audiences and critics alike.

 

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COMPETITION: Win 1x Pair of tickets to attend 'My Name is...' at the Arcola Theatre, London at 15:00 on Saturday 24 May. To enter the competition, send an email to clare@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ box. The winner will be randomly selected.

 

Q: Which company are putting on the play?

A: .1) Tamsyn .2) Tamina .3) Tamara .4) Tamasha

 
 
Tamasha specialises in making new work for the stage inspired by the ever-changing cultures of contemporary Britain. Successes like East is East, The Trouble with Asian Men and Snookered have won acclaim from audiences and critics alike. home, it was assumed that her Pakistani father Farhan, had kidnapped her and the spiraling headlines were only momentarily silenced when it emerged that Gaby may have fled of her own accord, choosing to spend her life with her father in Pakistan. To her Scottish mother Suzy’s distress, Gaby declared, “my name is Ghazala” and turned her back on ‘Gaby’ and seemingly, the West.
 
This moving verbatim play reveals a cross-cultural love story that began in early 80s Glasgow, a world away from the frantic ‘tug of love’ well documented in the world's press. 
 
Tamasha specialises in making new work for the stage inspired by the ever-changing cultures of contemporary Britain. Successes like East is East, The Trouble with Asian Men and Snookered have won acclaim from audiences and critics alike.