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Tanika Gupta

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Ayahs, lascars and munshis: staging The Empress

It was over four years ago that I was commissioned by Michael Boyd,  then artistic director of the RSC, to write a play which I had vaguely pitched to him as “a costume drama set in the...

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Tanika Gupta on Adapting Great Expectations

A few years ago my brother and I were stuck in a traffic jam somewhere in London and a Rolls Royce drew up next to us with an elderly Asian gentleman at the wheel. He turned to us both and smiled...

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