The Wet Desert

The Wet Desert is a new play in development by playwright and poet George Gunn. It received a rehearsed reading at an Environmental Research Institute (ERI) conference in Caithness on October 27th, 2022. The play explores the impact of climate change on communities, the loss of a way of life, a disconnection with the past, […]


After endless lockdowns, it was amazing to be back in a creative space with Ed Littlewood Productions for a rehearsed reading of Mirandolina, an adaptation by Tony Cownie and Taqi Nazeer of Goldini’s masterpiece. It is a modern British/Asian version of the comedy, and supported by the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Lyceum Theatre. […]

Goodbye Glass Roots

‘Glass Roots’ by Alexander Matthews completed its 4 week European Premiere at the Tristan Bates in London on March 24th. Exploring the issues of racism and class during the tumultuous seventies, the show received positive feedback from audiences. The strong performances were praised by reviewers and there were calls for a potential tour. The cast: […]

Glass Roots

Kal will be starting rehearsals soon for ‘Glass Roots’, a play by Alexander Matthews. It will run from February 28th until March 24th at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London. ‘Glass Roots’ explores racism during the 1970s. It is characterised by a specific type of bullying which goes unpunished as it dances near the boundary […]

Bound | Lightbox Theatre

As part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2017, Kal will be starting rehearsals soon with Lightbox Theatre on ‘Bound’, a play adapted and inspired by Maurice Maeterlinck’s 1890 play The Sightless. ‘Bound’ is a story about a group of people who find themselves in unfamiliar territory without their guide. Should they wait as instructed, or […]

Loyalty & Dissent

A  Tamasha Theatre Company production and collaboration with the National Archives, ‘Loyalty & Dissent’ presented five new short plays which shared the experiences of south Asians during the First World War. The material and characters were based on actual documents from the National Archives. The script-in-hand scratch performance was received by a full house at […]

Loyalty & Dissent

On March 31, Kal performed alongside a talented group of actors  on a project for Tamasha Theatre company called ‘Loyalty & Dissent’ A collaboration with the National Archives based in Kew Gardens, ‘Loyalty & Dissent’ presented five new short plays which shared the experiences of south Asians during the First World War. The material and […]

Home is Where…

Set in a dystopian future where a far-right government have outlawed all immigration, Home is where… tells the story of a small band of misfits who form a Resistance to unite the people and overthrow the Establishment. Born in Devoted & Disgruntled and developed by the creative team of Hyphenated, Home is where… had it’s […]

Game Over?

‘By the End of Us‘, a live video game by Block Stop, due to open at Theatre Delicatessen on April 8 has been postponed. Due to vital equipment being stolen from location, the April shows have been cancelled. Alternative options have been considered, but the limited timescale has been a deciding factor. ‘By the End […]

By The End Of Us

‘By the End of Us’ is a show combining video games and theatre. Audience members are situated in a separate room, from where they direct decisions of the principle characters via a live audio link. Mia Culper is an assassin. Navigating her way through a series of underground chambers she must find and kill her […]

The Ching Room

The Ching Room is Alan Bissett‘s compelling debut play, set entirely in a nightclub toilet. Presented by Theatre Revolution, Rory realises he is out of his depth once he becomes trapped by the terrifying and enigmatic drug-dealer, Darren. Following on from my collaboration with Dickson Telfer on Billy, we continued our creative partnership in bringing […]


Both eternal and timely, ancient and modern, the 2500-year-old Antigone is about the very same political and ethical struggles we face in the world right now. Mark Coleman’s bold new production sets Sophocles’ tragedy in a radical Islamist state. “Any concerns about the change of context were amply dispelled by the touching and delicate handling […]