Based on Khaled Hosseini’s International bestselling novel and film, THE KITE RUNNER is appearing at Malvern Theatres from Monday 6th to Saturday 11th October
this haunting tale of friendship spans cultures and continents and follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and childhood friends Amir, played by Ben Turner, and Hassan are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives.
Best known to many people for his role as nurse Jay Faldren in Casualty, Ben Turner, who trained as an actor at Guildhall School of Music and Drama has performed in many productions in television, film and theatre. He most recently appeared in new movie 300: Rise of an Empire, before taking on the epic role of hero and narrator in this compelling tale.
Adapted by Matthew Spangler and directed by Giles Croft, this powerful and dramatic story leaves a lasting impression on anyone it touches.