The Champion of Paribanou

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The Champion of Paribanou
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Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Characters The Sultan
Grand Vizier
Princess Nouronnihar
Date premiered 29 November 1996
Place premiered Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Original language English
Subject Family fantasy adventure
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The Champion of Paribanou is a 1996 family play by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn, premièred at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. It was the first Ayckbourn play to be premièred in its current site at the former Odeon cinema, and made heavy use of additional technical capability offered by the new theatre. It is about a young prince, Ahmed, who finds himself drawn into an epic quest to against his childhood friend, Murganah, who sold her soul to the devil-like Schaibar.