Ambreen Razia

Ambreen is an actress and writer from South London. Her critically acclaimed debut play The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, commissioned by Ovalhouse, toured nationally with Black Theatre Live and House Theatre, featured at Alchemy Festival, Southbank and has been commissioned as a TV pilot for BBC Three. Ambreen finished filming with Netflix earlier this year. Awards include Best Newcomer, Asian Media Awards 2016 and Eastern Eye Emerging artist award, 2017. She was nominated for the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Women of the World Festival 2018.

Acting credits include: On the Middle Day (Old Vic Theatre); Words and Women (Edinburgh Fringe); The Diary of a Hounslow Girl (Black Theatre Live/National UK Tour); Mind the Gap (National Theatre); No Guts, No Heart, No Glory (Perth International Arts Festival Australia/BBC 4) Random Acts (Channel 4); Murdered by my Father (BBC Three); Finding Fatimah (British Muslim TV); Ladies Day (Sky); Ilford Lane (BFI); Killed by my Debt (BBC); The Harry Hill Sitcom (BBC). Ambreen has performed and worked in women’s prisons across the UK with companies such as clean break. She continues to facilitate workshops with young women, undertaking and discussing issues such as radicalisation, body image, domestic violence, FGM, Girls in Gangs and consent. www.ambreenrazia.com

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