THE LATEST play by award-winning Bradford-born writer Asif Khan will receive its world premiere in the city.

Imaam Imraan can be seen at the Kala Sangam arts centre as part of Bradford Literature Festival from July 1-4 at 7pm

Imaam Imraan is a compelling and comic drama following the story of a Bradford-born actor returning to his roots to rediscover his identity.

Following the success of The Reluctant Fundamentalist in 2018, the National Youth Theatre return to the Bradford Literature Festival with a cast made up of Britain’s most exciting young talent.

Asif Khan is an award-winning writer, recognised in the BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017 for new writers.

He also won the Channel 4 Playwright’s Scheme which celebrates emerging British playwriting talent and is a member of the Tamasha Playwrights Group.

His play Combustion was selected for the Arcola Theatre’s PlayWROUGHT Festival in 2014, and his other works include The Lady and Willkommen.

As an actor, Khan has been seen in Handbagged at the renowned Tricycle Theatre and a UK tour, Punjabi Boy for RichMix and Twelfth Night at the commercial Theatre.

Imaam Imraan is directed by Iqbal Khan, whose most’s venture was a production of William Shakespeare’s Othello at the RSC.

For the RSC, he has also directed Much Ado About Nothing, and elsewhere he has directed Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Importance of Being Earnest: The Musical (Riverside Studios, Broken Glass (Tricycle/West End) and East is East (Birmingham Rep).

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