Satinder Chohan


Satinder is a journalist and documentary researcher/associate producer turned playwright who won the Adopt A Playwright Award in 2013. Her play MADE IN INDIA (Tamasha, Belgrade and Pilot Theatre) directed by Katie Posner toured the UK in 2017  to great acclaim receiving an OffWestEnd award nomination and winning the award for Best Production at the Eastern Eye awards. She co-adapted GULLIVER’S TRAVELS with Mike Kenny for the Bolton Octagon in 2018 directed by Elizabeth Newman and Ben Occhipinto and she is currently adapting Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS for Spark Arts for Children. Her plays ZAMEEN and KABADDIKABADDIKABADDI have toured the UK with Kalí and Pursued By A Bear respectively and 1984 was part of The Finborough’s Vibrant Festival 2014. She has won a Kalí Futures Writer Award, completed The Traverse Theatre’s Emerging Writers’ Residency, was on attachment at the Hampstead Theatre and took part in the Kudos-Court scheme at the Royal Court in 2016. She is writing a radio play for BBC Radio 3 and developing a new play with support from Kalí Theatre.

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