Samir Bhamra nominated for Arts and Culture award

Samir Bhamra (artistic director, Phizzical Productions and creative director, London Asian Film Festival) has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the Arts & Culture Awareness category, at the 4th British Indian Awards presented by BDO.

Now in their 4th year, The British Indian Awards presented by BDO aim to acknowledge and honour a wide range of achievements by …

Book a Show

Mad About the Boy – Musical – Mid Scale

Jamal Andreas, Robby Khela and Sophie KandolaPhoto: Hitz Rao.

On 11 December 2014, the Supreme Court in India made it a crime to be gay.

“Earlier in 2013, two Muslim women were the first to have a civil ceremony in a Leeds registry office. It is believed they received death threats from the UK and from …

News / Performance

Audiences and Critics love Bollywood

Lovely to see so many different cultures and age groups come together in‪ Coventry‬ to watch a Bollywood musical
Audience member via Facebook

A sheer delight from beginning to end
Love Midlands Theatre

An irresistible banquet of fun
William Stafford

Coventry Telegraph

Just like a mini Bollywood movie
Audience member via Twitter

Go see it!
Audience member via Twitter

Phizzical Productions easily justifies its name: it fizzes …


Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

Artistic director Samir Bhamra talks to Ed Stagg for BBC about staging Shakespeare for diverse communities and his relevance in international settings.

Bhamra was recently invited to direct A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Africa. He had to turn it down because of prior commitments to Bring on the Bollywood. He is expected to talk about his production of …