Ali Zaidi is a writer and actor. His original drama series, ORACLE, is currently in development with BBC North for BBC3 and he is writing a trial script for HOLLYOAKS. He was one of eight writers to be commissioned by the BBC for the second series of iPlayer Shorts. He was invited to join the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course, where he developed BHAI, an original TV drama pilot. He has also written and directed the short film BOBBLE, which has been nominated for the Limelight Film Awards and The Shart International Comedy Film Festival.