Suhayla El Bushra

Suhayla is a Brighton based screenwriter and playwright. Previous plays include Pigeons at The Royal Court, Cuckoo at The Unicorn, The Kilburn Passion at The Tricycle and Fingertips for Clean Break at Latitude. Her adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide will be staged at the National Theatre in spring 2016. She is currently writer in residence at the NT Studio and is under commission from Out Of Joint. Suhayla was a core writer on TV soap Hollyoaks and has various film and TV projects in development.