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Behind the Scenes: Britain's Got Bhangra

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During the first week of rehearsals the cast and crew came together to run through the script, songs, staging and start work on the dance numbers.

Hear from writer and director Pravesh Kumar, Shin from DCS who plays the lead character Twinkle and the rest of the cast on their experiences of working on this award winning theatre production.

Rifco Arts in co-production with Watford Palace Theatre and Warwick Arts Centre present Britain’s Got Bhangra - a colourful musical for the whole family. Winner of the ‘People’s favourite musical’ at the Offies 2010 and nominated for Best Musical Production at the TMA awards, Britain’s Got Bhangra has been remixed and remastered for 2011 and will be embarking on an eight venue tour across the country opening at Watford Palace Theatre from this Friday,16th September.

'Britain's Got Bhangra is the latest production from Rifco Arts and it feels like a benchmark: a timely, big-hearted celebration' *****The Metro

‘To say that this magnificent musical is a breath of fresh air is a huge understatement’ ***** Eastern Eye

‘a delight that brings the audience to its feet and introduces a new sound into the stale world of the British musical’ **** The Guardian

Set in Southall, the story follows Twinkle, a farmer’s son from Punjab, India who comes to England to make a better living for himself and his wife. A gifted singer, he goes from being a van driver to a star in the growing Bhangra music scene of the 80’s. This imaginative musical takes us through his personal journey of highs and lows amidst multicultural Britain and across the evolution of the music scene.

From the company who brought you hit shows such as The Deranged Marriage, There’s Something About Simmy and Where’s My Desi Soulmate; Rifco Arts groundbreaking musical is guaranteed to get you up to the beats of the Dhol Drums!

Bring the family and move to the rhythm and bhangra! This show is guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles!

Show dates:

Watford Palace Theatre, London 16th – 24th September

Orchard Theatre, Dartford 27th September – 1st October

Curve Theatre, Leicester 4th – 8th October

Hackney Empire, London 12th – 16th October

Theatre Royal Windsor 18th – 22nd October

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds 25th – 29th October

Oldham Coliseum 8th – 12 November

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 15th – 27th November


For information more information visit: www.rifcoarts.com

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