Guleraana Mir


Guleraana is an award-winning writer, theatre maker, and one half of female-focused theatre company The Thelmas. She is passionate about telling authentic stories that celebrate, not stereotype. 

Guleraana regularly facilitates playwriting masterclasses in schools, community groups, and for emerging writers. She is leader of the National Theatre’s Writing for Theatre 16-21 programme and previously VAULT Festival’s New Writing Programme in 2020. She mentors on the MFA Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Writing credits include: All the Small Things (short, CBBC, 2020), Misfits (co-writer, Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch 2020 – recipient of an OnComm Commendation), Santi & Naz (co-writer, VAULT Festival 2020 – Winner of an Origins Award for Outstanding New Work and Finalist for Best Stage Production at Asian Media Awards), The Bigger Picture (audio, commissioned by Tamasha and SOAS), We’re Just Getting Started (Royal Exchange Theatre, 2019), Make Noise (audio, as part of Forgotten Women 2018), Mano’s (Mulberry School and RichMix 2018), and Coconut (Ovalhouse and national tour, 2018, nominated for two OFFIE Awards including most promising new playwright).

Guleraana currently has work in development with Sky Studios.