Full cast confirmed for theatre play ‘The Father and the Assassin’

Azha Khan



The full cast of the theatre play ‘The Father and the Assassin’ has been announced.

The gripping new play is directed by the Kiln Theatre’s Artistic Director, Indhu Rubasingham.

The play traces Godse’s life over 30 years during India’s fight for independence: from a devout follower of Gandhi, through to his radicalisation and their tragic final encounter in Delhi in 1948.

The full cast of ‘The ‘Father and the Assassin’

Joining the previously announced cast is, Marc Elliott, Sasha Ghoshal, Aysha Kala, Johndeep More and Aryana Ramkhalawon.

2022 Olivier Award-winner Hiran Abeysekera will play the role of Nathuram Godse with Paul Bazely reprising his role as Mahatma Gandhi.

Director Indhu Rubasingham reunites with writer Anupama Chandrasekhar for this essential exploration of oppression and extremism. She has also directed Chandrasekhar’s ‘When the Crows Visit’, Disconnect and ‘Free Outgoing’. Rubasingham is the Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre.

‘The Father and the Assassin’ performances take place at the Olivier Theatre from 8th September.