Five Reasons to See… The Kite Runner, Playhouse Theatre

Having had a successful West End run earlier this year, Giles Croft’s production is back in London due to popular demand. If you haven’t seen it yet here is why you should:  1. The story: everything about Khaled Hosseini’s story is so vivid and rich in detail that watching it unfold on stage feels particularly special.… Read More


REVIEW: The Kite Runner, Playhouse Theatre

Wonderfully powerful, Giles Croft’s heartfelt production of Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel makes a welcome return to the West End.  Covering topics such as guilt, betrayal and redemption, The Kite Runner is a show that constantly tugs at the audience’s heartstrings while also providing them with an education about what it meant (and still does)… Read More

News: The Kite Runner Announces West End Extension and National Tour

Following popular demand, it has been confirmed that the second West End run of Giles Croft’s production of The Kite Runner will now play at the Playhouse Theatre until the 26th August.  This second West End season for the production in 2017 follows the critically acclaimed run at the Wyndham’s Theatre earlier this year and… Read More

NEWS: The Kite Runner to Return to the West End

It has been confirmed that Giles Croft’s production of Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel will return to the West End, following a successful run at the Wyndham’s Theatre earlier this year.  Having wowed audiences and critics alike at Wyndham’s Theatre, where it closed earlier this month, producers have confirmed that the production will transfer to the Playhouse Theatre… Read More

Review Round Up: The Kite Runner, Wyndham’s Theatre

Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel is brought to life in this production that arrives in London following a successful UK tour. But what have critics been saying about it? The Guardian: *** ” Matthew Spangler’s solution, in an American adaptation seen at Nottingham Playhouse in 2013, is to offer a workmanlike summation of the book, but… Read More

REVIEW: The Kite Runner, Wyndham’s Theatre

Khaled Hosseini’s utterly heartbreaking story is beautifully and painfully brought to life through Matthew Spangler’s adaptation and Giles Croft’s production.  Based on the 2003 novel, The Kite Runner is a story of guilt, betrayal and redemption that is as poetic and affectionate as it is brutal and honest. Set in Afghanistan, a country that is on… Read More

NEWS: Casting Confirmed for The Kite Runner

Final casting has been confirmed for the West End premiere of Khaled Hosseini’s  The Kite Runner, playing at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 21st December until the 11th March.  Based on the best selling book and film, The Kite Runner is a story of friendship which spans cultures and continents, following one man’s journey to… Read More