Mushtaq’s student visa is about to run out but he’s desperate to stay in London so he can support his family back home. Working two jobs back to back he saves enough money to pay Laila, who has a flourishing business in arranging marriages of convenience. But Mushtaq’s dreams of a perfect life with a perfect wife are shattered by the reality of greed as Laila’s cunning plans unfold…
Paper Thin takes a fresh and unconventional look at the complexities of immigration and the lengths one man is prepared to go to fulfil his dreams.
Writer Azma Dar
Azma has written for theatre, radio and screen. Her novel The Secret Arts has been published as an e-book by Dean Street Press. A chapter from this won the New Ventures Writing Award and her play Vampire in Bradford won the New Perspective Long Play Competition. Azma has also worked on several community projects, including […]About the writer
Isle Of Wight, County Press
An accessible and enjoyable piece of theatre that will appeal to audiences from all backgrounds.
The Herald, Scotland
some of the best cutting edge Asian theatre
Moving, frank and entertaining.
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