• Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Classical Indian concert by Pooja Angra

Pooja Angra

By: Eastern Eye

LIVE PERFORMANCE

BOLLYWOOD VOICE OF LEGENDS EXTRAVAGANZA
When: Friday November 25
Where: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-113 Westgate Road, Newcastle
upon Tyne NE1 4AG
What: British singer Navin Kundra headlines a high energy production with a full live band, where he performs everything from all-time Bollywood classics to western pop hits.
www.tynetheatreandoperahouse.uk

NOORAN LAL AND ASIF KHAN
When: Friday November 25
Where: HRA Banqueting Hall, 271 Bordesley Green Road, Saltley B8 1BY
What: Concert headlined by acclaim­ed Pakistani singer Nooran Lal and multi-talented music maestro Asif Khan, where they will perform their greatest hits and all-time classics.
www.eventbrite.com

ZAIN – ZOHAIB
When: Sunday November 27
Where: Baylis House, Stoke Poges Lane, Slough SL1 3PB
What: The popular Pakistani qawwali act conclude their high-energy debut UK tour with a final performance that mixes up their own songs with all-time Sufi classics.
www.stringsentertainment.co.uk

AN EVENING OF QAWWALI WITH CHAND ALI KHAN
When: Thursday December 1
Where: Grand Sapphire Hotel & Banqueting, 45 Imperial Way, Croydon CR0 4RR
What: A gala dinner featuring a performance by acclaimed group, Chand Ali Khan with qawwali party. Tickets include three-course meal with table service.
www.eventbrite.com

MALKIT SINGH
When: Friday December 2
Where: Arleston Hall, Arleston Lane, Derby DE24 3DH
What: Bhangra legend Malkit Singh headlines a dinner and dance with his full live band. There will also be musical performances from Panjabi MC and HMC.
www.eventbrite.com

Anirudh

ANIRUDH
When: Friday December 2
Where: OVO Arena, Arena Square, Engineers Way, London HA9 0AA
What: The Tamil singing sensation will deliver a concert with a full live band, which mixes up his solo hits and popular film songs.
www.ovoarena.co.uk

APACHE INDIAN AND PANJABI MC
When: Saturday December 3
Where: Fox And Firkin, 316 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6JZ
What: Live music event headlined by British music icons Panjabi MC and Apache Indian, which will be filled with their greatest hits.
www.foxfirkin.com

POOJA ANGRA
When: Sunday December 4
Where: Turner Sims, Building 52, University of Southampton, Salisbury Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
What: Classical Indian concert headlined by Pooja Angra. She is joined by leading musicians Karan Rana, Mitel Purohit, and Baluji Shrivastav OBE.
www.turnersims.co.uk

THEATRE

LIFE OF PI
When: Until Sunday January 15, 2023
Where: Wyndham’s Theatre, 32-36 Ch­aring Cross Road, London WC2H 0DA
What: Theatre play based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name, which revolves around the sole human survivor of a shipwreck stuck on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, as they battle to survive an epic voyage across the ocean.
www.lifeofpionstage.com

NOOR
When: Until Saturday November 26
Where: Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD
What: Compelling new play capturing the intrigue and complexity, self-doubt and extraordinary courage of WWII resistance agent Noor Inayat Khan.
www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk

PATEL’S MILLIONS
When: Saturday November 26
Where: Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 2UE
What: New family musical comedy with Bollywood songs, dances, and plenty of laughs, which revolves around a struggling shopkeeper who becomes unimaginably rich and sees his life get worse instead of better.
www.becktheatre.org.uk

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
When: Monday November 28 – Saturday December 3
Where: Theatre Royal, Sawclose, Bath BA1
What: Stage adaptation of the best-selling book and hit film about an eclectic group of British retirees embarking on a new life in India continues its UK tour. Check website for tour dates.
www.marigoldshow.com

HAKAWATIS: WOMEN OF THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
When: Thursday December 1 – Sunday January 14
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
What: Fearless new play written by Hannah Khalil and directed by Pooja Ghai, which is a retelling of a classic feminist story featured in One Thousand and One Nights.
www.shakespearesglobe.com

COMEDY

THE INDIANS ARE COMING
When: Friday December 2 and Sunday December 4
Where: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN; and The Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PD
What: Stand-up comedy show featuring top talents that include Sukh Ojla, Anuvab Pal, Preet Singh, Raj Poojara and Hyde Panaser. Check website for further tour dates and line-ups.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

PAUL CHOWDHRY – FAMILY-FRIENDLY COMEDIAN 
When: Sunday December 4
Where: New Theatre, 46 Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1RS
What: The acclaimed funny man concludes his new stand-up tour. He dissects diverse topics that include UK’s handling of the pandemic, fame, and England football fans.
www.newtheatre-peterborough.com

DESI CENTRAL COMEDY SHOW
When: Sunday December 11
Where: Monkey Barrel Comedy, 9-12 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR; and The Glee Club Glasgow, 11 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3AB
What: Two stand-up comedy shows in one day in two cities, featuring Patrick Monahan, Tommy Sandhu, Farhan Solo and Preet Singh. Check website for tour dates.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

CLASSES

BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASS
When: Saturday November 26
Where: CRATE, 35 Saint James Street, London E17 7FY
What: Fun Bollywood dance class focusing on movement and mindfulness.
www.eventbrite.com

FREE BHARATNATYAM CLASSES
When: Wednesday November 30 and Thursday December 1
Where: Gamgee House, 2 Darnley Road, Birmingham B16 8TE
What: The Consulate General of India in Birmingham is organising free and weekly dance classes on its premises. Participants need to register beforehand and will be allocated places on a first-come, first-served basis.
www.eventbrite.com

ANGLO INDIAN COOKERY MASTERCLASS
When: Sunday November 27
Where: Memsahib Gin and Tea Bar, 47-49 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1PJ
What: Culinary masterclass to learn how to make delicious Anglo-Indian cuisine at home, followed by a delicious sweet and savoury afternoon tea, inspired by the opulent style of the British Raj period.
www.eventbrite.com

INDIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
When: Saturday December 10
Where: Sawston Library, 41 New Road, Cambridge CB22 3BP
What: An engaging beginner’s workshop on the Kuchipudi-style of classical Indian dancing, conducted by Ranjini Nair.
www.library.live

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