Interviewed by Dominic Rai, Graham Ley and Sarah Dadswell on 4 November 2005.
Interview edited by Rebecca Savory Fuller
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Rifat Shamim is a playwright and director. After having worked in theatre in India, he moved to the UK in 1968. He established a branch of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) in London, which he subsequently left, and formed the Indo-Pak Theatre Association . He also worked with the National Association of Asian Youth and Ravi Jain staging productions, and running the Youth Festival at the Royal Albert Hall in 1979.