House of the Sun,
1991

House of the Sun, adapted from Meira Chand's novel by Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith

“Not just one for the Asian community, but a warm, witty comedy of city life.”
Time Out

House of the Sun (1991)

adapted by Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith from the novel by Meira Chand

House of the Sun tells follows the inhabitants of a block of flats in Bombay. They are Sindhi refugees, who fled Sindh at the time of partition.  Now, in 1991, a second generation has grown up, hypnotised by the bright lights of Bombay and beyond, rebelling against a generation desperate to hold on to the old ways. 

Co-produced by Theatre Royal Stratford East

 

Credits

Director  Kristine Landon-Smith
Designer  Sue Mayes
Lighting Designer  Richard Moffatt
Sound Designer  Mike Furness
Composer  Sawar Sabri  
Original Cast  Sudha Bhuchar, Charubala Chokshi, Kaleem Janjua, Ravi Kapoor, Amardeep Kaushal, Shaheen Khan, Surendra Kochar, Shobu McAuley, Archie Panjabi, Sukuntala Ramanee, Sunetra Sarker, Madhav Sharma, Dinesh Shukla, Nina Wadia