Suhayla El-Bushra is a screenwriter, playwright and was a core writer on Channel 4 shows Ackley Bridge and Hollyoaks. She has recently made Bush, a short film with Film4, and is developing TV projects with CBBC, Lime Pictures and Neon Films.
Her recent stage work includes Arabian Nights (Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), The Suicide (National Theatre), The Iphigenia Quartet (Gate Theatre, London), Pigeons (Royal Court), Cuckoo (Unicorn Theatre) and The Kilburn Passion (Tricycle). She is currently under commission from Out Of Joint, English Touring Theatre, The National Theatre and The Bridge Theatre.
Agent: Georgina Ruffhead, David Higham Associates