Avin Shah playwright and actor is currently writes for BBC Radio 4’s drama series Tommies, set during WWI. In 2014, he wrote and produced his first radio play, Subterranean Sepoys, for Tara Arts, directed its two public readings for the National Theatre and was long-listed for BBC Writers’ Room Prize.
In 2013 he was a finalist in Film London’s Borough Film Fund for his comedy short film script: Strictly Halal. He has worked as an actor for over 20 years including in theatre at the RSC, National Theatre, Manchester Royal Exchange, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Edinburgh Lyceum, and in London’s West End. He’s appeared frequently on TV and radio and in several feature-films – recently Everest (Working Title) – and is a popular avatar in the cult video game Assassins Creed.