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Aug 30, 2023

Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre and Tamasha will present Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens set during the Indian partition in Bengal, directed by Pooja Ghai, Artistic Director of Tamasha

BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to Pooja during rehearsals about the production, the history and concept behind Tamasha and a recently announced programme to “diversify dramaturgy” funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Great Expectations will run at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester from 8 September to 7 October 2023.

Photo of Pooja Ghai in rehearsals for Great Expectations by Abey Lam