House of the Sun,
1991

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

“Once again, the adaptors have shown great skill in weaving together a story that can carry a wealth of circumstantial detail.  And what a pleasure to see a stage crowded with actors.” 
The Guardian

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

 

Tour Schedule

12 April – 11 May 1991 
Theatre Royal Stratford East