Cast announced for The Deranged Marriage

Cast announced for The Deranged Marriage

Friday, 20 March, 2015

Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre are pleased to announce the cast for their upcoming production The Deranged Marraige.

From previous Rifco productions Clara Indrani (Happy Birthday Sunita) will be playing the part of the bride Sona and Sheena Patel (Britain’s Got Bhangra, Break The Floorboards) will play the part of Kiran, Sona’s cousin.

The cast also includes: Ravin J Ganatra (Bombay Dreams, Behud) as Bali, Balvinder Sopal (The tales of Harrow Road, The Snow Queen) as Lata, Aaron Virdee as the nervous groom Rishi, Veejay Kaur will be the mother of the Bride Hema, Rekha John-Cheriyan takes on the role of Pramila the Groom's mother, Jessica Dennis plays the part of the Bride's best friend Jenny, Ali Zaidi is Chaman, the Bride's cousin, Taqi Nazeer as the Groom's uncle and Stephen Lloyd (Jumpers for Goalposts, Reasons to be Cheerful) as Tony the wedding videographer.

The Deranged Marriage will open at Watford Palace Theatre on 25th April 2015, before heading on a national tour to West Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre Royal Windsor, The Woodville - Gravesend, Warwick Arts Centre - Coventry and Oxford Playhouse.

Written and directed by Rifco’s Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar, the revamped comedy drama production follows nervous couple Sona and Rishi, and their families during their extravagant wedding preparations. Exploring the relationship between tradition and conformity, the story asks whether British Asian adults can still observe the ancient tradition of arranged marriages within their modern lives.

FULL TOUR DATES:

Watford Palace Theatre – Previews 25 & 27 April, 28 April to 2 May
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds – 6 to 10 May
Theatre Royal Windsor – 11 to 16 May
The Woodville, Gravesend – 21 & 22 May
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry – 2 to 6 June
Oxford Playhouse – 10 to 13 June

To book visit: rifcoarts.com/shows/the-deranged-marriage