Sumerah is a playwright and screenwriter with a background in media and law.
As a playwright she has been a member of the Royal Court’s Critical Mass and invited Studio
Writers’ programmes, Stratford East’s Musical Theatre Initiative, Orange Tree Writers Collective and The Criterion playwright programme.
She’s been identified as a rising star in the BBC’s 2017 New Talent Hotlist and this year she is a BAFTA Crew (Film/TV) participant. Sumerah is due to complete MediaXchange and Creative Skillset’s invited programme Advanced Writing for TV drama and she has recently been selected to take part in Vertical Lab, a mentoring programme by the Independent Film Trust.
Sumerah is a member of the Writers Guild, the Royal Television Society, Women in Film & TV and Mercury Musical Developments. She is on Twitter @sumerahas and more info can be found at www.sumerah.com