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    A British Subject

    At the age of 18, Mirza Tahir Hussain, a British subject, arrived in Pakistan. 24 hours later a taxi driver was dead and Tahir was tried for his murder. Condemned to hang in the Criminal Court, he spent 18 years on Death Row. Don Mackay of the Daily Mirror was the only journalist to visit him in that time.

    Written by and starring Olivier Award-winning actress (and Mackay's wife) Nichola McAuliffe, A BRITISH SUBJECT is their tense and absorbing true tale that travels from the backstage of a Noel Coward play in the heart of London to the squalid jails of Pakistan as Mackay and McAuliffe race to free this British national from his date with the gallows.

    A BRITISH SUBJECT is an extraordinary true-life tale of international politics and the media colliding with justice, civil liberties and, ultimately, faith.

    A BRITISH SUBJECT makes its US premiere at Brits Off Broadway, after a critically acclaimed, sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where the Observer called it “edge of the seat drama!”

    A BRITISH SUBJECT features performances by Tom Cotcher, Kulvinder Ghir, Shiv Grewal and Nichola McAuliffe.

    Dates:  Dec. 13, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2010
    Previews start: Dec. 9, 2009
    Schedule:  Tues. 7:15, Wed.-Sat. 8:15, Sat. 2:15, Sun. 3:15 and 7:15
    Venue:  59E59 Theaters, 59 East 59th St.
    Price:  $35
    Tickets/info:  (212) 279-4200

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