Piece shortlisted for Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2012 (amended) My father told me a story, when I was perhaps too young to understand its import, about his emergency admission as a patient to the Hospital of Tropical Diseases in London. It was the ‘50s and he was an overseas student living far from his newly … Continue reading
Saving EH4 performed as one of 50 plays for Edinburgh at the Traverse. Spectacular theatrical marathon and sold out show of 52 back-to-back 500 word plays, from the Traverse 50 and Zinnie Harris and Keiran Hurley.
December 2012 selected as one of the Traverse Fifty #traversefifty and even sometimes #traverse50. A year-long attachment with the Traverse as a celebration of its 50th anniversary.
All That Glitters is a tragicomic monologue. A work in progress, to be part of a linked series of Muslim “talking heads”. Rukhsana Akram, a British Asian designer, with hidden shallows, is interviewed after the disastrous failure of her runway show at Islamabad Fashion Week. Her story is inspired by a news piece that was widely … Continue reading