About

Curriculum Vitae

 

Amman Paul Singh Brar

 

Amman Paul Singh Brar is a graduate from the University of East Anglia with an MA in Creative Writing. He was one of the inaugural winners of the BBC Writersroom 10 award with his play ‘Punjabi Boy’. He has written for BBC Radio 4, ‘The Lost City’ and had a short film ‘No More Poundshop Wars’ produced by BBC and Slung Low. In 2016 his play ‘Punjabi Girl’ was produced at Richmix.  Most recently he researched the experiences of Indian Soldiers in WWI and wrote ‘The Radicalisation of Vir Singh’ with Tamasha Theatre Co and Kew National Archives, and was also invited to be performed at the Home Office (2017).

 

He is currently writing his first novel.

 

Writing

2017 – ‘The Radicalisation of Vir Singh’ – short play about Indian Soldiers in WWI, produced by Tamasha and National Archives, Kew. Performed at Richmix and The Home Office and subsequently made into an audio recording.

(http://media.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php/radicalisation-vir-singh-play-challenges-serving-indian-soldier-first-world-war/)

 

2016 – ‘Punjabi  Boy’produced by HAC and Mukul and Ghetto Tigers. 3 week run at Hounslow Arts Centre

 

2016 – ‘Come to where I’m from’ Omnibus Theatre, Clapham. Produced by Tamasha Theatre Co and Paines Plough.

 

2016 – ‘Punjabi  Girl’Richmix, produced by Ekpunjaban Theatre.

 

2015 – ‘Punjabi Boy’ Richmix, produced by Mukul & Ghetto Tigers.

 

2014 – 2015 Orange Tree Writers’ Collective – Wrote response plays performed in rep with the main shows.

 

2014 –‘With Disparate Voices’ Richmond Theatre – Created, Curated and Wrote for an immersive theatre piece for the celebration of One Voice Day (global peace movement)

 

2012 – 13:  The Alligator Club – wrote and curated at the Dukes Lancaster ‘Blackout’ (March 2013) and with Bolton Octagon on ‘The Love Inn’ (June 2013). Supported by ACE (http://thealligatorclub.wordpress.com/)

 

2012 – 13 : ‘No More Poundshop Wars’ – written with the BBC Writersroom and produced at Newcastle Live and subsequently filmed by Slung Low for the BBC Space project. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlPdLSS0a1w)

 

2012 : ‘The Ambrosial Hour’ Commissioned to write full length play by BBC / Tamasha Theatre Company  – showcased at the Richmix Tamasha festival.

 

2011 – 12 – BBC Writersroom 10 Chosen as one of 10 writers to spend a year on attachement with BBC.

 

2011 – ‘Tears at Terminal Velocity’short play developed with Mulberry School and Tamasha Theatre Company. Presented as a rehearsed reading at the Soho theatre.

 

2010 – 11 – ‘La Vallee Blanche’ full length play developed with the Royal Court Invitation Studio group.

 

2009 – ‘Still Alive’ (Writer) – produced at West Yorkshire Playhouse as part of their Northern Exposure festival. Directed and produced by Sol B River

 

2007 – 2008 – ‘Still Alive’ short play rehearsed reading as part of Talawa Theatre’s Unchained, Unzipped festival at the Soho Theatre (Feb’07).

 

2006  – ‘Royal Court 50’ was chosen to have year long attachment with the Royal Court and BBC.

 

2005 – 2006 – Artist in Residence with Tamasha Theatre Company – a year long artistic residency with Tamasha Theatre Company supported by ACE.

 

2005 – ‘Not Miss Julie’ – full length play received a reading at Stellar Network’s Open Page at the Hospital, Covent Garden.

 

2004 – ‘Something Missing’a short play devised and directed at Contact Theatre Manchester

 

Radio

 

‘Lost City’ – BBC Radio 4. Broadcast November 2005, produced by Shabina Aslam.

 

 

 

 

Please contact my agent Fay Davies at The Agency for more information

 

http://www.theagency.co.uk/clients/clientdisplay.html?viewListing=MTI3NQ==

 

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