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Midnight's Children

Omnibus

4. How Saleem Achieved Purity

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 6 days

The Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 changes Saleem's life forever.

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

The fourth of five omnibuses.

Saleem ...... Nikesh Patel
Jamila ...... Deeivya Meir
Young Saleem ...... Zain Syed
Young Jamila ...... Misha Shah
Mumtaz ...... Anneika Rose
Ahmed ...... Narinder Samra
Brigadier Iskander ...... Selva Rasalingam
Sergeant Major Najmuddin ...... Sagar Arya
Ayooba ...... Abhin Galeya
Shaheed ...... Ronny Jhutti
The Peasant ...... Akbar Kurtha
Picture Singh ...... Silas Carson
Parvati ...... Aysha Kala
Young Shiva ...... Nael Ameen
Young Parvati ...... Nikita Mehta
Midnight's Child ...... Ahren Chadha
Midnight's Child ...... Shiven Shankar
Midnight's Child ...... Shreya Shah

All other parts were played by:

Sheetal Kapoor, Renu Brindle, Emilio Doorgasingh 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

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Brigadier Iskander:
Selva Rasalingam
Sergeant Major Najmuddin:
Sagar Arya
Shaheed:
Ronny Jhutti
The Peasant:
Akbar Kurtha
Picture Singh:
Silas Carson
Parvati:
Aysha Kala
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Midnight's Child:
Ahren Chadha
Midnight's Child:
Shiven Shankar
Midnight's Child:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

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