Sabrina Mahfouz

Sabrina Mahfouz has recently finished writing and performing in her cross-medium show A History of Water in the Middle East at the Royal Court Theatre.

She has edited two new anthologies published this October – Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen (Westbourne Press) and Poems for a Green and Blue Planet (Hachette Children’s).

Sabrina has recently been called ‘[one of] our most interesting playwrights’ by Lyn Gardner in the Guardian and ‘theatrical dynamite’ by the Independent.

Her theatre work includes: Chef, which won a Fringe First Award; Dry Ice, for which she was nominated as Best Solo Performer in The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence. Clean, which won a Herald Angel Award and transferred from Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh to Off-Broadway in 2015; With a Little Bit of Luck, a gig theatre piece for Paines Plough with a live UK Garage score which has been performed across the UK, including at the National Theatre and the Roundhouse and was adapted for BBC 1Xtra radio, where it won the 2019 BBC Music & Radio Award for Best Drama.