Home Writers Announcement

We are delighted to introduce the writers for our 2020 Festival Programme.

HOME will showcase some of our most exciting, established South Asian women playwrights exploring, challenging and reimagining the concept of home

Naylah Ahmed

When the Fire’s Gone Out by Naylah Ahmed

Two mothers and two dead sons, disparate, yet inextricably connected.

Alia Bano

Stateless by Alia Bano

The recent Shamima Begum case begs the question what is a citizen? How do we determine who belongs and who doesn’t?

Sonali Bhattacharyya

King Troll by Sonali Bhattacharyya

How do we overcome structural racism and misogyny without becoming the monster ourselves?

Satinder Chohan

Empire of the Mind by Satinder Chohan

A journey into a 19th century colonial island past and its fallout in a 21stcentury psychotic British present.

Sarah Isaac

The Day I Found the Atman by Sarah Isaac

A modern day tale of love, grief and forgiveness spanning two generations of Asian men.


Alongside Kali’s 4 mid career writers, we are thrilled to welcome emerging playwright Sarah Isaac to HOME with her first full length play.

Sarah was one of the twelve sensational writers showcased in our recent DISCOVERY programme.



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