Afsaneh Gray

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Associate Agent: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre

Afsaneh is a playwright and screenwriter. She is currently under commission by the Unicorn Theatre and developing short film EVERWEATHER with director Bradley Porter.

In 2018 Afsaneh won The Brian Way Award. Following a national call out for treatments on the theme of ‘Treaty’ to mark the Treaty of Versailles centenary, her play has been commissioned for Theatre Centre’s flagship national tour of schools and venues in 2019.

Afsaneh is also currently developing storylines for the BBC series DOCTORS. 

In Development

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GIVE A MAN A BIBLE

Bush Theatre

New play in development

THE HUNTER AND THE DEER

Unicorn Theatre

Full-length commission

EVERWEATHER

Short film in development with director Bradley Porter

Theatre

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FULL LENGTH PLAYS

OCTOPUS

2017

London transfer to Theatre503/UK Tour

Transfer of Edinburgh show

OCTOPUS

2016

Assembly Box, Edinburgh Fringe

Dir. Pia Furtado

AND THE CROWD (WEPT)

2013

Tête à Tête Opera Festival / Riverside Studios, London

SHORT PLAYS

THE FOOL ON THE HILL (IL MATTO SULLA COLLINA)

2016

Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi

PLAY 21

2016

Paines Plough Roundabout/ Edinburgh Fringe

BATR, ZONE C

2016

Theatre503 / The State We’re In

PLAY 11

2016

Vault Festival / PLAY (People’s Choice Award)

EVERWEATHER

2014

Papercut Productions, XY/ Edinburgh/Latitude Festival

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN, PROBABLY AN ARAB

2012

V&A Late / Victoria & Albert Museum

THE FAIRGROUND (MAN/ WALL, THE CAROUSEL, FORTUNE TELLER)

2012

Theatre Delicatessen/ Bush Bazaar/ Bush Theatre

THE MARTIAN CABARET

2012

Blast Off! / Soho Theatre

OLD BAG

2012

Rapid Write Rewind / Theatre503

1-week run of ‘best of’ RWR plays

LOLA, OLD BAG, MAN X

2012

Rapid Write Response/ Theatre503

SHEPPERTON ROAD (episodes 2 & 4)

2010

Iso Productions/ Rosemary Branch

ENTER STRANGER

2010

Central School of Speech and Drama

Co-written with Rosa Connor

RATHER THAN WORDS COMES THE THOUGHT OF HIGH WINDOWS

2010

Market Estate Demolition Event/ Iso Productions

Co-written with Rosa Connor

Other

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RESIDENCIES & COURSES

2015
Invited participant
Orange Tree Writers Collective, Orange Tree Theatre, London
01/08/14 – 01/08/15

2014
Associate Artist (with Paper Tiger, www.papertiger.org.uk)
Ovalhouse Theatre, London

2013
Invited participant
Royal Court Studio Group (led by Leo Butler)

2013
Invited participant
IdeasTap/Northern Film School Short Film Fund Bootcamp (led by Jennifer Granville)