Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Amazing Prime’s much anticipated series Wheel of Time has announced six new characters including Lolita Chakrabarti, who will play Marin Al’Vere. Marin Al’Vere is mother to lead character Egwene Al’Vere. In the books, she is described as being slender, with thick, grey braided hair. She is also known for being one of the best cooks in the village, famous for her honey-cakes and crusted bread loaves. Marin … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti, will receive its world premiere in The STUDIO in October. Directed by Adrian Lester, it is a co-production with Belgrade Theatre Coventry. Who can we blame for our mistakes? Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer.  As eminent psychiatrist Nina’s life starts to unravel, she leans on her mother, Maya, a celebrated self-help guru but Maya’s only concern … Continue reading Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester

Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, scoops Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage awards and receives two further award nominations

Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti scooped Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage Awards last night (Sunday 1st March). With stiff competition from the likes of The Son (Kiln Theatre/Duke of York’s Theatre), The Doctor (Almeida Theatre) and Appropriate (Donmar Warehouse), Life of Pi triumphed. Lolita Chakrabarti said “I’d like to thank the amazing audiences at Sheffield Crucible, who travelled with us, … Continue reading Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, scoops Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage awards and receives two further award nominations

Life of Pi features in The Times top five plays of 2019, whist adaptor Lolita Chakrabarti makes The Stage Top 100

What a great way to finish a great year! Life of Pi was featured in The Times top five plays of 2019, Whatsonstage listed it as one of their top ten favourite shows of 2019 and the BBC, The Observer and The Financial Times all listed Life of Pi as one of the shows you don’t want to miss in 2020, when it transfers to … Continue reading Life of Pi features in The Times top five plays of 2019, whist adaptor Lolita Chakrabarti makes The Stage Top 100