Theatre Review: Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan

Theatre Review: Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan By Ken Powell On Saturday 5 May, West Midlands-based theatre company, Purbanat, gave a special performance of Murad Khan’s latest offering ‘Brick Lane 78‘ at London’s Brady Art Centre. The date was chosen deliberately: 40 years since the murder of Altab Ali, a Bangladeshi textile worker who… Read More Theatre Review: Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan

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Book Review: A Retrospective review of Brick Lane by Monica Ali

I’ve just reviewed Monica Ali‘s Brick Lane for Paste magazine. Have a look!   “Almost 14 months after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the debate surrounding the global garment factory industry shows no sign of abating. The April 24, 2013, collapse killed more than 1,100 people and injured more than 2,500—making it the world’s… Read More Book Review: A Retrospective review of Brick Lane by Monica Ali