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Life of Pi

UK & Ireland Tour 2023 & 2024


Lolita Chakrabarti

Lolita Chakrabarti OBE is an award-winning actress and playwright. Her first play Red Velvet earned the Evening Standard Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright 2012; The Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright 2013; AWA for Arts and Culture 2013 and an Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre 2012.

Writing credits include: Hymn (Almeida Theatre/Sky Arts); Life of Pi (Sheffield Theatres); Red Velvet (Tricycle Theatre/St Ann’s Warehouse/ New York/ Garrick Theatre); an adaptation of Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities (Manchester International Festival and Brisbane Festival); Stones of Venice, a VR film for New Vision Arts Festival in Hong Kong; The Greatest Wealth (The Old Vic) celebrating 8 decades of the NHS; dramaturg on Message in a Bottle (ZooNation/ Sadler’s Wells).

Acting credits include: Fanny and Alexander (The Old Vic); Hamlet (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), Vigil, Showtrial, The Casual Vacancy, Defending the Guilty (BBC); Wheel of Time (Amazon Prime); Born to Kill (Channel 4); My Mad Fat Diary (E4), Beowulf; Return to the Shieldlands (ITV); Riviera (Sky); Criminal (Netflix)

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