Ayub Khan-Din adapts the classic To Sir, with Love for the Royal & Derngate

13th September 2013

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The playwright talks to Suman Bhuchar about his adaptation of To Sir, with Love, based on the 1959 novel by E R Braithwaite (which was made into a film in 1967 starring Sidney Poitier) and which is currently running at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton, starring Matthew Kelly and Ansu Kabia, before embarking on a nationwide tour. He also discusses his career. Recorded at the Royal & Derngate, 10 September 2013.

It just resonates so much because of what’s going on in education today, how we’re all concerned and worried about what school’s our children should go to; what kind of qualifications they’re going to get.