PlayMakers: Masterclass | Q&A With Vinay Patel

PlayMakers: Masterclass | Q&A With Vinay Patel

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Join playwright and screenwriter Vinay Patel (An Adventure, Doctor Who) for an interactive Q&A session hosted by Box of Tricks.

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Join playwright and screenwriter Vinay Patel (An Adventure, Doctor Who) for an interactive Q&A session hosted by Box of Tricks.

Vinay's debut full-length play, TRUE BRITS - written as part of his attachment to HighTide Festival Theatre and published by Methuen Drama - premiered at Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe 2014. It went on to be part of the Bush Theatre's new writing season, RADAR and ended with a three-week run at the Vault Festival in February 2015. The follow up, FREE FALL, opened at the Pleasance Islington in October 2014 and was nominated for three Off West End awards. Vinay's next play, AN ADVENTURE premiered at the Bush Theatre in 2018 and will return in 2022 at the Octagon, Bolton..

His first piece for television, MURDERED BY MY FATHER ("A brave piece of television ★★★★★" - The Telegraph), was released on BBC3 online in March 2016 and was rebroadcast on BBC1 in April. For this work, he was selected as a 2016 BAFTA Breakthrough Brit. MURDERED BY MY FATHER was nominated for three BAFTAs, with Adeel Akhtar winning for Best Actor. Most recently, Vinay wrote for the 11th and 12th series of DOCTOR WHO - receiving a Hugo nomination for both his episodes.

Elsewhere, he has contributed to the bestselling collection of essays, THE GOOD IMMIGRANT and is currently working on projects for the Working Title Films, Film 4, The Yard Theatre, English Touring Theatre and Netflix.

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16 March: Rob Ward, Writing a One Person Show

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