Stage Hit Burq Off! showcases the glowing promise of modern London versus the glum realities of a conservative Pakistani Muslim home are punctuated by fierce Bollywood dance moves and at least one blackout drinking incident. Embodying 21 different characters — a domineering father, soulful mum, saucy English friend and Islamic studies teachers whose interests range from slapping to pornography — Nadia P Manzoor illuminates her conflicted sense of identity while questioning repressive cultural norms. Moving, funny, deeply personal and yet universal, BURQ OFF! explores what it takes to evolve past the veil.