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The Father and the Assassin

a new play by Anupama Chandrasekhar

From 12 May
Running Time: tbc

The Father and the Assassin

The story of the man who murdered Gandhi.

Nathuram Godse: journalist, patriot, murderer.

The Father and the Assassin is a gripping new play that traces Godse’s life over 30 years during India's fight for independence: from devout follower of Mahatma Gandhi, through to his radicalisation and their tragic final encounter.

Director Indhu Rubasingham (The Great Wave) reunites with Anupama Chandrasekhar, one of India’s most exciting playwrights, for this essential exploration of oppression and extremism.

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This play is a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Plays Award

The reopening of the Olivier theatre is generously supported by Areté Foundation / Betsy & Ed Cohen

The Father and the Assassin Ticket prices

Monday - Thursday eves, all matinees
£86, £66, £56, £46, £36, £20

Friday & Saturday eves
£89, £69, £59, £49, £39, £20

Previews 12 - 13 May
£67, £47,  £38, £30, £25, £20

Previews 14 - 18 May
£69, £49, £40, £32, £25, £20

Tickets for 16-25 year olds

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Young people taking part in a NT youth workshop

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Photography by Simon Sorted. Background artwork photography by Prarthna Singh.
Art direction and Design by National Theatre Graphic Design Studio.

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