Lions and Tigers Cast Announced


We’re pleased to announce casting for the world premiere of Tanika Gupta’s new play Lions and Tigers, directed by Pooja Ghai.

Based on the true story of Tanika’s great uncle and freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta, Lions and Tigers will open on 23 August in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse as part of our Festival of Independence, which Tanika has curated.

The cast will include: Esh Alladi (Gandhi), Raj Bajaj (Badal), Sudha Bhuchar (Bimala), Jaz Deol (Nehru / Binoy), Tony Jayawardena (Subhash Bose/Jyotish), Jonathan Keeble (Tegart / Irwin), Shalini Peiris (Kamala), Shubham Saraf (Dinesh), Adam Best (Swann / Mills / Col. Davies / Birkenhead).

Lions and Tigers will play in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from Wednesday 23 August – Saturday 16 September 2017.