Uma Nada-Rajah

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Associate Agent: Jennifer Thomas

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.  

Theatre

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TOY PLASTIC CHICKEN

2019

Play, Pie & a Pint & BBC iPlayer: Traverse Theatre & Òran Mór

MAGICAL PLASTIC CHICKEN

2018

Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

As Playwright & Co-Director

THE DUBAI PAPERS (Rehearsed Reading)

2012

Traverse

As part of the ‘Write Here' Festival.

The Constant k determines the Ultimate Fate of the Universe

2008

The Pearl Company Theatre, Canada

As Playwright & Co- Director
*Winner of The Freshwater Pearls New Writing Award

Other

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Playwright, for Scenes for Survival

2020

National Theatre Scotland

Visual Artist in Residence

2017

Gallery One @ St. Margaret’s House