Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781849434881
Binding: PaperBack

Khadija is 18

Shamser Sinha


Khadija is 18 is a story from the frontline of multicultural Britain, and explores the lives of two teenage refugee girls in London's East End. Liza needs Khadija and Khadija needs Liza. When Khadija links up with Ade, things begin to unravel. Does Khadija care about Liza anymore? And what is Ade doin’ having sex with a ref girl? All the while the immigration clock is ticking down. Giving voice to the dispossessed and capturing the hopes and heartbreak of our young people, Shamser Sinha is an exciting new voice in playwriting.

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ISBN13 9781849434881
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96



'Sinha has a command of the combative staccato rhythms and jabbing wit of streetwise city youth vernacular, and an instinct for dramatic structure…..there’s a tenderness and flair at work here that makes the familiar something special.' - The Times

'A bracing blast from the immigration frontline…a terrific full-length professional playwriting debut' - Evening Standard

'a lively, vivid piece of writing' - Guardian

'there’s an admirable honesty in this script' - Daily Telegraph