Front Row | The Kite Runner on stage

Based on The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

As a stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's 2003 bestseller The Kite Runner opens in London's West End, its adapter, the American playwright Matthew Spangler, explains the challenges of turning an epic novel, spanning 30 years of Afghan history and politics, into a piece of theatre.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 6'29''
  • Broadcast date: 2016

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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