Bisha K. Ali is a screenwriter and stand-up comedian known for her personal, political comedy. Her pilot script Book Club was produced for a table read by Sky as part of their diversity initiative, which led to Tiger Aspect optioning the script along with another of Bisha’s comedy projects.
Bisha provided additional material for Sex Education, a new comedy drama for Netflix (produced by Eleven Film) which is currently in production. At present, she has projects in development with Eleven Film, Gun Powder & Sky, Talkback and Rockerdale Studios.
Bisha has been in the writers’ room for Deborah Frances-White’s Channel 4 topical entertainment pilot Next Week’s News (Merman), and True Believers, a new comedy drama series for CBBC.
As a performer, Bisha is frequently heard on the Guilty Feminist podcast and she also co-hosts the BBC Radio 4 podcast GrownUpLand. In 2012 she took part in The Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme, and she has had numerous non-fiction and fiction articles published.
Agent: Abby Singer, Casarotto, Ramsay & Associates