Get our free email newsletter with just one click

Full cast announced for East is East starring Jane Horrocks

Jane Horrocks, who stars in East is East.
by -

Full casting for the forthcoming London production of East is East has been announced, with Amit Shah, Ashley Kumar, Darren Kuppan, Nathan Clarke, Taj Atwal and Michael Karim completing the Khan family.

They join the previously announced Jane Horrocks and the show’s playwright Ayub Khan-Din, who also appears in the revival, which runs at the Trafalgar Studios from October.

Other cast members confirmed today are Sally Bankes, Hassani Shapi and Rani Moorthy, artistic director of theatre company Rasa. The ensemble comprises Ash Rizi, Karl Seth, Deepal Parmar and Pamela Reeves.

Directed by Sam Yates, East is East is the second show in director Jamie Lloyd’s Trafalgar Transformed season at the London venue. It follows Richard III, starring Martin Freeman, which is currently running at the theatre.

Design is by Tom Scutt, lighting by Richard Howell and sound and music by Alex Baranowski.

East Is East runs at the Trafalgar Studios from October 4 to January 3, 2015, with press night on October 15. It is produced by Jamie Lloyd Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group.

We need your help…

When you subscribe to The Stage, you’re investing in our journalism. And our journalism is invested in supporting theatre and the performing arts.

The Stage is a family business, operated by the same family since we were founded in 1880. We do not receive government funding. We are not owned by a large corporation. Our editorial is not dictated by ticket sales.

We are fully independent, but this means we rely on revenue from readers to survive.

Help us continue to report on great work across the UK, champion new talent and keep up our investigative journalism that holds the powerful to account. Your subscription helps ensure our journalism can continue.