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1. The Perforated Sheet

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4 Extra Debut. Dr Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet. Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel starring Abhin Galeya.

Dr Aadam Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet.

An ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

The first of five omnibuses.

Saleem ...... Nikesh Patel
Aadam ...... Abhin Galeya
Mrs Aziz ...... Meera Syal
Ghani ...... Silas Carson
Naseem ...... Maya Sondhi
Tai ...... Anil Goutam
Mumtaz ...... Anneika Rose
Emerald ...... Deeivya Meir
Nadir Khan ...... Akbar Kurtha
The Hummingbird ...... Sagar Arya
Ahmed Sinai ...... Narinder Samra
Major Zulfikar ...... Ace Bhatti
Kemal ...... Kulvinder Ghir

All other parts were played by:

Sheetal Kapoor, Philip Fox, Emilio Doorgasingh, Chetna Pandya, Shiven Shankar, Shreya Shah, Renu Brindle, Ronny Jhutti and members of the company.

Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon.

Directed and produced by Tracey Neale and Emma Harding.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2017.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 26 Oct 2021 03:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Saleem Nikesh Patel
Aadam Abhin Galeya
Mrs Aziz Meera Syal
Ghani Silas Carson
Naseem Maya Sondhi
Tai Anil Goutam
Mumtaz Anneika Rose
Emerald Deeivya Meir
Nadir Khan Akbar Kurtha
The Hummingbird Sagar Arya
Ahmed Sinai Narinder Samra
Major Zulfikar Ace Bhatti
Kemal Kulvinder Ghir
Actor Sheetal Kapoor
Actor Philip Fox
Actor Emilio Doorgasingh
Actor Chetna Pandya
Actor Shiven Shankar
Actor Shreya Shah
Actor Renu Brindle
Actor Ronny Jhutti
Author Salman Rushdie
Adaptor Ayeesha Menon
Director Tracey Neale
Director Emma Harding
Producer Tracey Neale
Producer Emma Harding

Broadcasts

  • Sun 20 Aug 2017 15:00
  • Mon 25 Oct 2021 10:00
  • Mon 25 Oct 2021 15:00
  • Tue 26 Oct 2021 03:00

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