The play that gave birth to the smash-hit film - a wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford.
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Lilly lives in a magical world. Animals grow as tall as trees in her backyard, her mother lives in a cloud, her best friend, Dorian, is delightfully like a monkey, and Lilly can disappear, sort of. She’s been doing it since kindergarten to escape the bullies, but now disappearing can’t solve Lilly’s problems. In fact, it has become a problem.…
The six Khan children, entangled in arranged marriages and bell-bottoms, are trying to find their way growing up in 1970s Salford. They are all caught between their Pakistani father's insistence on Asian traditions, their English mother's laissez-faire attitude, and their own wish to become citizens of the modern world.
'First plays don't come much better than this... full of intelligence, irresistable laughter and serious promise.' Sunday Times