Arzhang Luke Pezhman


Arzhang has had his work produced by Royal Court (2000, 2002) and the Birmingham Rep theatre (2005, 2006, 2012) as well as being writer in residence at Soho theatre (2006). His plays have been toured nationally (in the United Kingdom), and his work has been developed internationally, including being translated and performed in Italy. He has worked extensively as a playwriting tutor in theatres, schools, pupil referral units and prisons. His short film “Two-Tone” was produced by the BBC and Eclipse theatre as part of the 10 by 10 project (2012). He worked as a writer for Untied Artists to produce a piece which won a Fringe First award at the Edinburgh Festival (2013).

Some of his plays: Local (Royal Court Theatre, 2000), Come Around (Royal Court Theatre, 2003), Mother’s Day (Wolverhampton Grammar School, 2003), Tics (Birmingham Repertory Youth Theatre, 2004) Blood at the Root (London Metropolitan University, 2005), Bolt-Hole (Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 2006), Intervention (Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 2008), Borderland (Fairfield High School, 2010), Soul Seekers (Central Youth Theatre, 2011), and Gravity (Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 2012), and his most acknowledged films: Kirigami (Claire Ingham, 2002) and Our Home (Reza Shirazi, 2011).

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