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