The Empire extends 1 week to 8 May at Royal Court

The Empire, By DC Moore, has extended its run by 1 week to 8 May 2010.

The play opened at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs on 8 April 2010, following previews from 30 March, and features Rufus Wright (Simon), Josef Altin (Hafizullah), Joe Armstrong (Gary), Imran Khan (Jalander), Nav Sidhu (Zia).

It is directed by Mike Bradwell, designed by Bob Bailey, lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Nick Manning.

Helmand in the height of summer. Gary, a British soldier, and Hafizullah, his Afghan colleague, guard an injured young prisoner, Zia, found in the heat of battle. Gary wants answers, Hafizullah just wants to make it through the day and Zia thinks there has been a big mistake.

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