Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

Originally published on Kenthinksaloud   ‘Bangla Brummies’ is a comedy written by Bangladeshi theatre activist and writer, Murad Khan. The action is set in Birmingham but alternates between life in the 1970s and the present, following the stories of two Muslim Bangladeshi bachelor friends, Malik and Hisham, as they marry and become fathers. Through the comic… Read More Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

First World Writer Problems 1: Don’t want to start, don’t want to finish

I’m just nearing the end of writing an article about a superb new British movie which tackles islamophobia. The film is called Freesia (you can watch the trailer here if you’re interested) and I’ve been privileged to see the whole thing. Despite the understated, non-melodramatic and sensitive handling from the director, Conor Ibrahiem, the film… Read More First World Writer Problems 1: Don’t want to start, don’t want to finish