Atiha Sen Gupta

Atiha Sen Gupta is a writer who is interested in telling the stories of those who stitch the red carpet rather than those who stand on it.

For theatre, Atiha has written for Hampstead Theatre (What Fatima Did, 2009) and (State Red, 2014), Theatre Royal Stratford East (Counting Stars, 2016), Derby Theatre (Abi, 2018) and RADA (GIG, 2019). For TV, Atiha has written for SkinsHolby City and is currently writing for EastEnders. Atiha has written a short film about Grenfell called Salma for Film4 and Slam Films.

Atiha’s work has been nominated for the Evening Standard’s Most Promising Playwright Award, the John Whiting Award (2010) and Amnesty International’s Freedom of Expression Award (2015).