Iman is an award winning writer for stage, screen and radio. Her first play Speed was developed and produced by Kali Theatre in a sell-out production in December 2013 and returned for a further two weeks in 2014. In 2018 she won the Papatango New Writing Prize with her second full length play The Funeral Director which premiered at the Southwark Playhouse in October/November, and will be followed up with a regional tour with English Touring Theatre and Papatango in March 2019. She has been commissioned by the BBC, Tamasha Theatre, Purple Moon Drama, Bush Theatre, ETT, and The Bunker, and was shortlisted for Soho Theatre’s Tony Crazy Award 2017. Iman is currently working on a full length play commissioned by Papatango, and a script for television supported by the BBC.
by Iman QureshiFebruary - March 2013