Sonali Bhattacharyya


Sonali Bhattacharyya is a playwright whose credits include Megaball (National Theatre Learning), Slummers (Cardboard Citizens/Bunker Theatre), The Invisible Boy (Kiln Theatre), 2066 (Almeida Theatre), and Two Billion Beats (Orange Tree Theatre). She is a graduate of the Royal Court Writers’ Group and the inaugural Old Vic 12, and was Channel 4 Writer in Residence at the Orange Tree. Her play Deepa the Saint was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Playwriting, and her play Chasing Hares won the Sonia Friedman Production Award. She is currently under commission to the Orange Tree Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Fifth Word and Kiln Theatre, is writer in residence at National Theatre Studio, and is taking part in the Donmar Warehouse’s Future Forms programme.