A funny, bold and provocative coming of age tale


AN ACERBIC comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl comes to Bridport Arts Centre on Saturday, April 1st, and Dorchester Arts on Sunday, April 2nd as part of its national tour.

From traditional Pakistani weddings to fights on the night bus The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is a funny, bold, provocative play highlighting the challenges of being brought up as a young woman in a traditional Muslim family alongside the temptations and influences growing up in and around London. Ambreen Razia said “It’s truly a pleasure to be handing over the role to such an incredibly talented actress! The response from audiences has been fantastic.” Ambreen Razia is a writer and actor from South London.

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is her debut play. Ambreen recently featured in: Murdered By My Father (BBC Three) and No Guts, No Heart, No Glory (BBC 4 / Perth Festival Australia).

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl comes to Bridport Arts Centre on Saturday, April 1st at 8pm. Tickets are £12 and £10, available online at www.bridport-arts.com or by calling 01308 424204.

The show then comes to Dorchester Corn Exchange on Sunday, April 2nd at 8pm. Tickets are £12 full price or £10 for Members of Dorchester Arts, under-18s or those on low income, and are available from the Dorchester Arts box office on 01305 266926, in person at the Corn Exchange (weekdays 10am – 4pm) or via www.dorchesterarts.org.uk. Members of Live for 5 aged 14 – 25 can buy tickets for £5 (see Dorchester Arts website for details).

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