What's On
< Back

The Game of Love and Chai

  • Venue: Courtyard Theatre
  • Share:

More Information on The Game of Love and Chai

Kamala wants her daughter Rani to marry successful but emotionally awkward businessman Raj. Rani bristles at going down the conventional route and arranges a test for Raj. She convinces her cousin Sita to swap places and pretend to be the suitable bride – unaware that Raj has come up with the same scheme with his driver, Nitin!

Actor Nigel Planer (The Young Ones, Filthy Rich and Catflap) brilliantly updates Marivaux’s classic French farce to a modern Asian family in England, employing Bollywood song and dance to delicious effect as class and passion clash when Rani meets Raj.

Download the Education pack here

Cast & Credits

By Nigel Planer / Directed by Jatinder Verma / Designed by Claudia Mayer /

A Tara Arts production


Book Tickets

Tue 1 May 18
07:45 PM
Wed 2 May 18
07:45 PM
Thu 3 May 18
02:00 PM
Thu 3 May 18
07:45 PM
Fri 4 May 18
07:45 PM
Sat 5 May 18
02:30 PM
Sat 5 May 18
07:45 PM
Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A Signed performance is the usual full production with the addition of a British Sign Language Interpreter who stands on the stage interpreting the show for Deaf attendees.

Audio Described

Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.

Relaxed Performance

A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

A relaxed performance with adaptations to technical aspects of the show, flexible seating options and a relaxed attitude to audience responses and movement in the auditorium. In our front of house space we will have a quiet room, clearer visual markers and signage, and additional staff and volunteers trained to sensitively and respectfully welcome people living with dementia and their supporters to this show.

Booking Fees:

*A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.


  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
< Back

Latest News

West Yorkshire Playhouse and Live Art Bistro join forces to present audacious new work

Posted on March 23, 2018

West Yorkshire Playhouse is partnering with Live Art Bistro to co-present two shows at LAB’s venue on Regent Street this Spring, in a continuation of the Playhouse’s commitment to ensuring Leeds has one of the most vibrant cultural landscapes in the country. LAB will host two innovative contemporary shows, Mind The Gap’s Mia: Daughters of […]

Read More All News