The West End production of The Kite Runner extends its run at the Playhouse Theatre until August 2017.

The critically acclaimed production stars Emilio Doorgasingh in the pivotal role of Baba, with David Ahmad playing the narrator Amir and Andrei Costi playing Hassan.

Following the West End run the play will have an 11-venue UK tour opening at Nottingham Playhouse (31 Aug – 9 Sept), then visit Glasgow Theatre Royal (11 – 16 Sept), Leeds West Yorkshire Playhouse (19 – 23 Sept), Cambridge Arts Theatre (25 – 30 September), Salford Lowry (3 – 7 Oct) , Edinburgh King’s Theatre (9 – 14 Oct), Sheffield Lyceum (17 – 21 Oct), Cheltenham Everyman (30 Oct – 4 Nov), Bath (6 – 11 Nov), Brighton Theatre Royal (14 – 18 Nov), Exeter Northcott Theatre (21- 25 Nov).

The cast will also feature Ravi Aujla, Umar Pasha Jay Sajjid, Karl Seth, Lisa Zahra, Ezra Khan, Bhavin Bhatt and Tabla musician Hanif Khan.

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Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international best-selling novel, The Kite Runner follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.

The Kite Runner runs from 8 June 2017 until 26 August 2017 at the Playhouse Theatre.