Play directory : Sinbad the Sailor
Welcome to the Mandy Actors UK Plays Directory.
The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Actors UK members who have also been involved in this show.
East Africa and South Asia.
Sinbad, the hero of the stories, is a sailor from Basrah, living during the Abbasid Caliphate. The stories themselves are based partly on real experiences of sailors around the Indian Ocean, partly on ancient poetry (including Homer's Odyssey and Vishnu Sarma's Panchatantra), and partly upon Arab, Indian and Persian collections of mirabilia. They recount the fantastic adventures of Sinbad during his voyages throughout the seas east of Africa and south of Asia.