Play directory : My Beautiful Laundrette

Welcome to the Mandy Crew USA Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Crew USA members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Hanif Kureishi and Roger Parsley
  • Written
  • Setting
    London, 1980
  • Overview
    Omar, a Pakistani teenager, persuades his white boyhood friend, Johnny, to help him run a decaying launderette that his Uncle Nasser has jokingly asked him to take charge of. Omar and Johnny become lovers, in spite of the ever-present menace of Johnny’s vicious fascist friends and Omar’s suspicious and Mafia-like family. Comic, sexy, brutal, and tender.