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Mime show for Kabul children

A performance group in Afghanistan is introducing mime to children. Theatre was banned under the Taliban, but it's gradually making a reappearance.

A performance group in Afghanistan is introducing mime to children.

Theatre was banned under the Taliban, but it is gradually making a reappearance.

The Capila art group says theirs is the first mime show ever staged in the country.

It has proved a big hit with its audience - a group of primary school children in the capital Kabul.

Roja Asadi reports.

Original video produced by BBC Persian's Kawoon Khamoosh.

  • 10 Oct
  • From the section Asia