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Ebrahim spent a decade with community theatre companies performing in plays such as Away From It by the Common Stock Theatre Company, Borderline by Hanif Kureishi and the Joint Stock Theatre Company and infamous stage play Tartuffe. Since 1990, he has worked with Tara Arts, performing in such plays as Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Tartuffe, Oedipus Rex, Troilus and Cressida, and Antigone. He has also performed in many radio plays for BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4 in the UK. He also appeared on stage at the Tricycle Theatre in the critically praised play The Great Game. Ebrahim is probably best known for playing Ashwin Kumar, the finance-obsessed father on The Kumars at No. 42. In March 2013, he won the Safta for Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film for his work in Material, which won the best film award.

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BWW Review: FINAL FAREWELL, Tara Theatre

South Londoners are given a voice from beyond the grave in six beautifully rendered monologues from, and for, Covid times.
BWW Review: THE PHLEBOTOMIST, Hampstead Theatre

When Bea (Jade Anouka) and Aaron (Rory Fleck Byrne) meet, they both think they've found happiness. He's intelligent, handsome, and with a high rating, she's a phlebotomist in a centre dedicated to blood testing. Char's (Cherrelle Skeete) existence is on the line because of the test, so she turns to her close friend Bea for help. In a world where your genetic profile determines and threatens quality of life, employability, and rights, human relationships turn into a simple game of numbers.
Hampstead Theatre Announces casting for DESCRIBE THE NIGHT on the Main Stage and THE PHLEBOTOMIST Downstairs

In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel reports on a Red Cavalry campaign in Poland. In 1936, Stalin's NKVD chief Nicolai Yezhov unleashes the Great Purge. In 1989, a mysterious KGB agent spying on a woman in Dresden falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of the Polish government crashes near the Russian city of Smolensk…
Cast Announced for BAD ROADS

Ronke Adekoluejo, Kate Dickie, Vincent Ebrahim, Anne Lacey, Tadhg Murphy, Mike Noble, and Ria Zmitrowicz have been cast in the world premiere of Bad Roads, written by Natal'ya Vorozhbit and translated by Sasha Dugdale. It isdirected by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. Bad Roads runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 15 November 2017 23 December 2017.
Photo Flash: First Look at OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS at Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Stephen Brown's play Occupational Hazards, which is based on Rory Stewart's critically acclaimed memoir of the same name. Directed by Simon Godwin, this new play tells an extraordinary story about the moral conflicts, the dangers and the comic absurdities inherent in any foreign occupation. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS Hits Cinemas from 29 July

kykNET films and Vry Films in association with Lion's Head Productions and Who Projects are proud to announce the release of NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK   UYS , a theatrical-action-documentary that celebrates the life and work of performing artist and activist Pieter-Dirk Uys.
Shahid Nadeem's DARA Continues at the National Through April 4

DARA, adapted by Tanya Ronder from Shahid Nadeem's play, originally performed by Ajoka Theatre, Pakistan, opened in the Lyttelton Theatre on 27 January, directed by Nadia Fall. The show runs through 4 April 2015.
National Theatre Live to Bring BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS to Cinemas in March

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announcedan international broadcast of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, a new play by David Hare, based on the book by Katherine Boo, directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
David Hare's BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS Opens Tonight at the National Theatre

The National Theatre presents David Hare's new play Behind the Beautiful Forevers, directed by Rufus Norris and starring Meera Syal and Shane Zaza.
Public Theater Completes Casting for GREAT GAME, 12/7

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company production that will be presented in three parts in association with and at NYU Skirball Center from December 1 through December 19 with an official press opening on Tuesday, December 7. Directed by Nicolas Kent and Indhu Rubasingham, THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN is an ambitious political and theatrical event that was recently nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Public Theater Begins Previews 12/1 For THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with and at NYU Skirball Center will begin previews Wednesday, December 1 for the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company's THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN.
Public Theater Begins Previews 12/1 For THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with and at NYU Skirball Center will begin previews Wednesday, December 1 for the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company's THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN.
Berkeley Rep Presents THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, 10/22

This fall, Berkeley Repertory Theatre welcomes THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, a sweeping cycle of short scripts by 12 top playwrights that caused a sensation in London. Presented in three parts - on different days or in one impassioned marathon - this unprecedented show explores Afghanistan over the last 150 years. Produced with the Tricycle Theatre and supported by the British Council, THE GREAT GAME makes its West Coast premiere in the Roda Theatre. This limited run begins October 22 and must end November 7. The executive producers for this exclusive two-week engagement are Bill Falik and Diana Cohen and the Strauch Kuhlanjian Family. Meanwhile, the Tricycle - which has gained renown in Britain for presenting plays that examine contemporary issues and investigate cultural diversity - is hosting Berkeley Rep's production of Tiny Kushner.
Public Theater Completes Casting for GREAT GAME, 12/7

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, the acclaimed Tricycle Theatre Company production that will be presented in three parts in association with and at NYU Skirball Center from December 1 through December 19 with an official press opening on Tuesday, December 7. Directed by Nicolas Kent and Indhu Rubasingham, THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN is an ambitious political and theatrical event that was recently nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Berkeley Rep Presents THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, 10/22

This fall, Berkeley Repertory Theatre welcomes THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, a sweeping cycle of short scripts by 12 top playwrights that caused a sensation in London. Presented in three parts - on different days or in one impassioned marathon - this unprecedented show explores Afghanistan over the last 150 years. Produced with the Tricycle Theatre and supported by the British Council, THE GREAT GAME makes its West Coast premiere in the Roda Theatre. This limited run begins October 22 and must end November 7. The executive producers for this exclusive two-week engagement are Bill Falik and Diana Cohen and the Strauch Kuhlanjian Family. Meanwhile, the Tricycle - which has gained renown in Britain for presenting plays that examine contemporary issues and investigate cultural diversity - is hosting Berkeley Rep's production of Tiny Kushner.
Berkeley Rep Presents THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, 10/22

This fall, Berkeley Repertory Theatre welcomes THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN, a sweeping cycle of short scripts by 12 top playwrights that caused a sensation in London. Presented in three parts - on different days or in one impassioned marathon - this unprecedented show explores Afghanistan over the last 150 years. Produced with the Tricycle Theatre and supported by the British Council, THE GREAT GAME makes its West Coast premiere in the Roda Theatre. This limited run begins October 22 and must end November 7. The executive producers for this exclusive two-week engagement are Bill Falik and Diana Cohen and the Strauch Kuhlanjian Family. Meanwhile, the Tricycle - which has gained renown in Britain for presenting plays that examine contemporary issues and investigate cultural diversity - is hosting Berkeley Rep's production of Tiny Kushner.
Photo Flash: THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN At Tricycle Theatre

The Great Game: Afghanistan - a festival exploring Afghan culture and history through twelve plays, a five day film programme, a ceramic exhibition and discussion sessions returns to the Tricycle Theatre for a limited run from 23 July until 29 August 2010 with a press day on 31 July.
Sher Leads Cast of Tricycle's BROKEN GLASS; Casting Set For THE GREAT GAME

Antony Sher will lead the cast in Arthur Miller's Broken Glass, directed at the Tricycle Theatre by Iqbal Khan. Broken Glass, designed by Mike Britton with lighting by Matthew Eagland runs from 30 September - 27 November, with press night on 6 October 2010. Further casting will be announced shortly.
Photo Flash: The Great Game: Afghanistan At Tricycle Theater

Sagar Arya, Daniel Betts, Paul Bhattacharjee, Lolita Chakrabarti, Michael Cochrane, Vincent Ebrahim, Nabil Elouahabi, Tom McKay, Danny Rahim, Jemma Redgrave, Jemima Rooper, Hugh Skinner, Ramon Tikaram and Rick Warden are the acting company for the Tricycle Theatre's Afghan Festival, The Great Game: Afghanistan.
Photo Flash: THE GREAT GAME: AFGHANISTAN

Sagar Arya, Daniel Betts, Paul Bhattacharjee, Lolita Chakrabarti, Michael Cochrane, Vincent Ebrahim, Nabil Elouahabi, Tom McKay, Danny Rahim, Jemma Redgrave, Jemima Rooper, Hugh Skinner, Ramon Tikaram and Rick Warden are the acting company for the Tricycle Theatre's Afghan Festival, The Great Game: Afghanistan.

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