Kamal Kaan is an actor and writer. Having graduated from The University of Cambridge he was awarded the Brian Park Scholarship (Shed Productions) to undertake an MA in TV Fiction Writing at Glasgow Caledonian University.
In 2021, he had two major theatre pieces staged: ‘2010’, one of the Leeds Playhouse major Decades series of monologues, and Aaliyah: After Antigone, a mixed live and streamed theatre play for Freedom Studios in Bradford. He was also Story Consultant on Clio Barnard’s Bradford set film Ali & Ava, and has a short film in post-production with BFI Funding. His most recent radio play, Bangla Bantams, broadcast in January 2022 on BBC Radio 4 – you can listen here.
Kamal is an alumni of the Royal Court Young Writer’s Programme, the Bush Theatre’s Emerging Writers’ programme, was a Writer-in-Residence at Leeds Playhouse and part of BBC Writersroom Drama Room 2017, having been selected from 4000 script submissions.