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Midnight's Children

Omnibus

3. All India Radio

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 7 days

Young Saleem discovers he has the power of telepathy.

An ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

The third of five omnibuses.

Saleem ...... Nikesh Patel
Ahmed ...... Narinder Samra
Mumtaz ...... Anneika Rose
Mary ...... Chetna Pandya
Dr Narlikar ...... Emilio Doorgasingh
Ismail ...... Kulvinder Ghir
Nadir Khan ...... Akbar Kurtha
Methwold ...... Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati ...... Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa ...... Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie ...... Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem ...... Zain Syed
Young Jamila ...... Misha Shah
Sonny ...... Ahren Chadha

All other parts were played by:

Maya Sondhi, Deeivya Meir, Sagar Arya, Selva Rasalingam, Renu Brindle, Rina Mahoney, Silas Carson, Aysha Kalai and members of the company.

Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon.

Directed and produced by Tracey Neale and Emma Harding.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2017. Show less

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

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