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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.

The Traverse Fifty

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 at Elements: New Writing at the Bush Theatre

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

Mwana: “Can I call you Jimmy?”

A personal response to Mwana (an Ankur Production at the Traverse Theatre). Not a review I have, after many years, only recently started going to the theatre. I have seen two plays in the last two weeks. First Snookered (Tamasha Theatre Company), the second Mwana ; both at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. The last play I … Continue reading