Rukhsana Ahmad

Rukhsana on website

Rukhsana Ahmad was the Co- founder and Artistic Director of Kali Theatre which she ran for eight years and for whom she wrote Song for a Sanctuary, (The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith & National Tour), Black Shalwar (Oval House & National tour) and River on Fire (Lyric Theatre & National Tour). In 2001 River on Fire was nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award – “Ripe with tensions and once it is fired up, it crackles with them, a drama that stays with you.” Time Out.

Rukhsana has been widely commissioned by companies as diverse as Tara Arts, Vayu Naidu Company, Monstrous Regiment, Alarmist Theatre, LIFT, Worcester Arts, Birmingham Rep and Derby Playhouse as well as writing and adapting numerous plays for Radio 4 and The World Service.


For Pursued by a Bear:

Letting Go  (Footprints in the Sand double bill)