Afsaneh Gray is a playwright, librettist and screenwriter. She is the recipient of the 2018 Brian Way Award and is currently under commission by the Unicorn Theatre and BBC Doctors. Her new play Give A Man A Bible is in development with the Bush Theatre. Octopus, a satire about what it means to be British (“Raises the hairs on the back of your neck…laugh-out-loud funny” The Times), premiered at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe (subsequently Theatre503/UK tour). Previous work includes and the Crowd (wept), a verbatim opera about the death of Jade Goody (“Both satirical and sad” The Guardian) (Tête à Tête Opera Festival), BATR Zone C (Theatre503), and The Fool On The Hill (Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi, Milan). She has been a member of the Bush Theatre's Emerging Writers' Group, the Orange Tree Writers Collective, the Royal Court Studio Group and the Soho Young Writers’ Group. Representation: Giles Smart @ United Agents.