My Daughter's Trial in rehearsal
(Video by Yasmeen Khan)

Photos by Robert Day

My Daughter’s Trial
By Jabine Chaudri
April 2013 Seen in Birmingham, Leicester, Southampton and London

Parveen, an ambitious young Muslim barrister will do anything to keep her clients from losing their liberty but she faces her own trial when she must decide whether to section her mentally ill mother against her family’s wishes. As Parveen juggles her professional and personal responsibilities, the action moves rapidly from courtroom battle to domestic turmoil, made even more complicated when her opponent in court turns out to be the love of her life...

In a unique theatrical event, this compelling new play was presented in atmospheric courtrooms and chambers where audeinces could witness the actions of both the defendant and Parveen and judge for themselves who was really on trial

'a brilliant piece of writing by Jabine Chaudri.... Janet Steel has created a heartfelt, thought-provoking and entertaining night out'

Directed by Janet Steel
Music by Jai Channa
Costumes by Joseph Marshall
Cast Gordon Cooper, Robin Griffith, Goldy Notay, Sakuntala Ramanee, Narinder Samra and James Daniel Wilson