Urdu Bard’s play in town

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A SHAKESPEARE play performed in Urdu is the latest production showcased by a theatre company.

The Taming of the Shrew, as created by Theatre Walley from Lahore which features TV stars, will come to Rotherham this month.

Open Minds Theatre Company in the town has accomplished a major coup in bringing the production to the area.

Actors will lead school workshops as well as starring on stage at the Old Market Gallery on Tuesday, May 29, and in Clifton Park walled garden on May 31.

Theatre Walley are part of the Cultural Olympiad’s Globe to Globe Festival to see all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays performed in London by companies from around the world in their own languages.

For tickets to the productions call 07541 485 139.