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Safiyya Ingar as Asha and Anoushka Chadha as Bettina (Photo: Alex Brenneer)

REVIEW: Two Billion Beats, Orange Tree Theatre (2022)

Two British Asian sisters, both are at secondary school, one nearing the end and looking at university entrance to SOAS and the other, younger and hoping to buy a pet hamster.  The elder girl Asha (Safiyya Ingar) is studying hard and getting involved in political history; the younger Bettina (Anoushka Chadha) is being bullied on the bus home from school.  The playwright of Two Billion Beats, Sonali Bhattacharyya is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme and is under contract currently to the Almeida Theatre and The Kiln. 

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