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Tower Hamlets festival celebrates "Bangla drama"

Rabindranath Tagore
Classic plays from Tagore and Shakespeare will be given a fresh makeover as part of the Season of Bangla Drama festival.  The month long event will see 15 adaptations brought to audiences across Tower Hamlets, including Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of being Ernest. The arts festival which is now in its 11th year, will also include a panel discus...

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