Classic to be given new twist

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SHAKESPEARE in Urdu is coming to Rotherham with Theatre Wallay performing The Taming of the Shrew on May 29 and 31 to audiences at Rotherham’s Old Market Gallery and Clifton Park’s Walled Courtyard.

Lahore screen and stage star Nadia Jamil will play Katherine and the show will be directed by Haissam Hussein.

The production explores the difficulties encountered by modern-day Pakistani women.

To accompany their performance Theatre Wallay will run interactive workshops at Sitwell Primary School and at Clifton Performing Arts School.