Naylah is an established writer for theatre, radio and TV as well as a freelance radio drama producer. Her play Butcher Boys was one of the four joint winners of the 2008 Bruntwood Prize. Mustafa was commissioned by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and co-produced with Kali for Soho Theatre London and a UK tour. It was awarded a Special Prize by the National Theatre Foundation in 2013. Ready Or Not was produced by Kali at the Arcola and on tour in 2017. Naylah has written several episodes of Jamillah & Aladdin Series 1 &2 (CBBC/Kindle). Naylah is based in Birmingham.