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Fine Balance, A

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About the Show Less...

Four strangers, thrown together during the 1975 Indian slum clearances, cross a plethora of boundaries to develop an unexpected friendship. Read More >

1975 India, and while the government declares a State of Emergency, Parsi widow Dina Dalal opens her flat to a student border and two Hindu tailors. While the rest of the city is consumed by the chaos created by the government’s policies on slum clearances and birth control, the four strangers develop an unexpected friendship, crossing boundaries created by caste, class and religion.

Creator of the hugely popular Strictly Dandia and the original East Is East, Tamasha utilise visual imagery and evocative sound to bring this story, based on the Booker shortlisted novel by Rohinton Mistry, to the stage.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 04/04/2007

Opening Night: 10/04/2007

Closing Night: 21/04/2007

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Cast & Creative


Director - Kristine Landon-Smith

Producer - Tamasha in association with Hampstead Theatre

Designer - Sue Mayes

Author - Based on the Booker shortlisted novel by Rohinton Mistry

About Hampstead Theatre

Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 3EU

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