Film, TV & Theatre
Uma is a playwright based in Kirknewton, Scotland. She is one of the BBC's Scottish Voices 2020 and was most recently the Starter Female Political Comedy writer-in-residence at the National Theatre of Scotland.
Uma is a graduate of École Philippe Gaulier and a previous participant of the Royal Court's Young Writers' Programme and the Traverse Theatre's Young Writers' Programme. In 2014 Uma won the New Playwrights Award from Playwrights’ Studio Scotland.
She works as a staff nurse with NHS Scotland.
TOY PLASTIC CHICKEN
Play, Pie & a Pint & BBC iPlayer: Traverse Theatre & Òran Mór
MAGICAL PLASTIC CHICKEN
Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh
As Playwright & Co-Director
THE DUBAI PAPERS (Rehearsed Reading)
As part of the ‘Write Here' Festival.
The Constant k determines the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
The Pearl Company Theatre, Canada
As Playwright & Co- Director
Playwright, for Scenes for Survival
National Theatre Scotland
Visual Artist in Residence
Gallery One @ St. Margaret’s House