Brown Boys Swim Casting Announced

We’re delighted to announce the cast for our highly-acclaimed production of Brown Boys Swim, winner of the prestigious Popcorn Award and The Scotsman’s Fringe First Award, which is returning to The North Wall this autumn ahead of a UK tour.

Taking on the roles of the boisterous and self-opinionated best friends Kash and Mohsen are Kashif Ghole (below left) and Ibraheem Hussain (below right).With casting direction from Naomi Downham (Credits include work with the National Theatre as well as freelance), this will mark their professional stage debut after graduating from their respective drama schools this Summer.

Writer Karim Khan (selected as a member of the Soho Six 2023/2024, recipient of Riz Ahmed’s Left Handed Films and Pillars Fund inaugural fellowship) examines the pressures that surround young Muslim men today in this lyrical, poignant coming-of-age tale.

The play will be performed in Oxford from 21 – 23 September, before heading on tour across the UK, to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, Soho Theatre in London, Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, Corn Exchange Newbury, Contact Manchester and Birmingham Rep.

Details of dates and how to book tickets can be found here.

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