Short Film (working title: Speed) | Directed by Poonam Brah | (ongoing)
Based on my full length play Speed, this short film is currently in post-production.
Soho Theatre | Writers’ Lab | (ongoing)
I have just been selected to take part in the Soho Theatre Writers Lab 2016/17 programme.
Tamasha Theatre | Developing Artists’ Programme | (ongoing)
Selected to be part of Tamasha Playwrights – a writer-led collective affiliated with Tamasha Theatre.
B3 Media Talentlab 2015 | | Writer of short film (WIP) | (ongoing)
After a competitive process of workshops and resubmissions, my short film was one of three projects selected to receive a grant and development support.
Tamasha Theatre / Soho Theatre | ‘His and Hers’ rehearsed reading | 19 September 2016
Commissioned to write a short play to be included as part of a ‘scratch night’ for new Muslim voices
Starboard Festival / Cardinal Newman Catholic School| Writer in Residence | May – June 2016
I worked with a group of students to workshop and write a play for them to perform at Starboard Festival, at the BOAT theatre in Brighton.
Love Across a Broken Map | Dahlia Publishing | Published June 2016
Contributed a short story – ‘Naz’ – to this short story anthology.
BBC Radio 4 | Writer of short story ‘Naz’| 24 May 2014
Also published in short story anthology ‘Love Across a Broken Map’ by Dahlia Publishing.
Kali Theatre | Writer of ‘Speed’ | December 2013 and February 2014 at the Tristan Bates Theatre
Participated in Kali Theatre’s Talkback programme for developing writers and wrote a full length stage play called ‘Speed”. It was developed for full production in December 2013. Following a sell-out run, it was given a second run in February 2014.
Northern Light Anthology | Short story contributor | 2009
Contributed a short story – ‘White Feather’ to this anthology.
Creative Writing course | Scottish Universities Summer School | 2008
Passed with Distinction.