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The Maharajah & the Kohinoor 2010 Tour

11/3/2010 to 30/6/2010


Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail & Zeroseefr  in co-production with The Drum

Back by popular demand  this family theatre production will tour around schools and venues in the UK from Spring - Autumn 2010. 

The ‘Maharajah and the Kohinoor' is an exciting theatre-in-education production aimed at Key Stages 2 & 3. Charting one of the most illustrious episodes in British history the play is a touching tale of love and loyalty. It follows the story of Duleep Singh, Maharajah of Lahore and King of the Sikh Empire, who was deposed at the age of eleven and sent to England. Separated from his mother he arrived on the shores of England and was immediately adopted by Queen Victoria. Encouraged by Her Majesty, Duleep Singh established solid relationships with the Royal family over the years. However, injustices and insincere intentions eventually drove him into the throws of exploitative meddlers who offered allegiance but left him isolated. He died penniless and alone in a desolate hotel in Paris in 1883.

Written by Hardial S. Rai
Directed by Harmage S. Kailirai

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Read reviews and see photos from performances here

Public Performance Dates

20th March

Nishkam Civic Centre
6 Soho Road
Birmingham B21 9BH
0121 515 4229

22nd March

Washwood Heath Road
Birmingham
West Midlands
B8 2HF
0121 464 0366

30th March - 9th April

Southern California Tour
Sponsored by www.Sikhlens.com, Sikh Arts and Film Festival-Hollywood

18th April

Jewish Museum
Raymond Burton House
129-131 Albert Street
Camden Town
London NW1 7NB
www.jewishmuseum.org.uk


24th April
(Part of Vaisakhi celebrations)

New Art Gallery Walsall
Gallery Square
Walsall
West Midlands WS2
www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk


7th - 8th May


Tara Arts
356 Garratt Lane
Earlsfield
London
SW18 4ES
www.tara-arts.com


28th - 29th May

New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 6BE
www.thenewartexchange.org.uk

 

27th June

Ventnor Hall
Ventnor Street
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD3 9JP

Organised by BECAS in colaboration with board of Bradford Gurdwaras

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