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Red Dust Road

Written by

Jackie Kay

and

Tanika Gupta

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Jackie Kay , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2019

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (6), Female (4), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Growing up in 70s Scotland as the adopted mixed raced child of a Communist couple, young Jackie blossoms into an outspoken, talented poet. Then she decides to find her birth parents… Based on the soul-searching memoir by Scots...

The Country Wife

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ William Wycherley , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2004

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...This new version of William Wycherley 's most famous classic, The Country Wife has been adapted by Tanika Gupta, one of the country 's leading playwrights. This contemporary farce tells the story of twenty-something friends and rivals...

Anita and Me

Written by

Meera Syal

and

Tanika Gupta

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Meera Syal , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2015

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (18), Female (12), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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... Anita and Me paints a comic, poignant, compassionate and colourful portrait of village life in the era of flares, power cuts, glam rock, decimalisation and Ted Heath. It has been adapted for the stage by the multi-award-winning Tanika Gupta....

A Doll’s House

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Tanika Gupta

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2019

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
... is almost free of it, it threatens to bring her life crashing down around her. Tanika Gupta reimagines Ibsen's classic play of gender politics through the lens of British colonialism, offering a bold, female perspective exploring themes of ownership and race....

Great Expectations

Written by

Charles Dickens

and

Tanika Gupta

Adapted by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Charles Dickens , Tanika Gupta ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2011

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 31, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (2)

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...Pip, a poor village boy, finds two chance meetings set his life on an unexpected course. At the water's edge, he has a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict. In the decaying grandeur of Miss Haversham's house, he falls hopelessly...

Wah! Wah! Girls

Written by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2012

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (13), Female (8), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Inspired by the world of the Mujra dancers, who for generations have entertained the rich and powerful with a spellbinding mix of dance and song, Wah! Wah! Girls tells a passionate and playful story of love against the odds. Set against...

White Boy

Written by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2008

Playtext

Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Ricky’s mates come from all over the world, and as far as they’re concerned they are all ‘breddas’. But when tragedy befalls one of them, Ricky’s forced to ask himself the serious question – what does it mean to be a white boy in Britain...

The Waiting Room

Written by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2019

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Priya Banerjee is dead, but her life is far from over. She has just three days left to roam the earth before she can go on to the 'Waiting Room' of spirits. As she reluctantly watches and listens to her family, Priya is guided by a droll...

Love n Stuff

Written by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (15), Female (7), Male (7), Unassigned (1)

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...Tanika Gupta returns with a hilarious and touching story of love, attachment and what we mean by home. Bindi and Mansoor might just be the most popular couple on their street, but after 45 years of a loving marriage, Mansoor has vowed...

Lions and Tigers

Written by

Tanika Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Tanika Gupta

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 25, Roles: Total (13), Female (2), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Death is my friend, my greatest benefactor. My liberty is in death, my life eternal is in death. – Dinesh Gupta Tanika Gupta has written over 20 stage plays for major British theatres but this is her most personal play yet....