Ayeesha Menon

Ayeesha Menon, Playwright

Representative Plays: 

Pereira’s Bakery at 76 Chapel Road (2010)


Bio:

Ayeesha Menon is currently working on a play for the National Theater. At the BBC Audio Drama Awards, her adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities won Best Adaptation in 2019 and her adaptation of Midnight’s Children won the Outstanding Achievement award in 2018. Her stage play Pereira’s Bakery at 76 Chapel Road had a reading at the Royal Court.

Source: The Agency (UK)


KEYWORDS:

Indian

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