Sonia Jalaly is a writer and actor. She performed her first one woman show, WOMEN OF TACKLEY, at The John Thaw Studio in Manchester in 2011 before training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Her one woman show HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITHOUT YOU ran at the Tricycle Theatre last year to rave reviews before touring to Edinburgh Fringe. It also picked up the Best Newcomer Award 2014 at the Manchester Fringe Festival.
Sonia writes and performs her own material at a number of cabaret nights in Manchester and London. She was commissioned to write THE BOY WHO GREW A TWISTY TALE for Broccolily Theatre and Hull Truck earlier this year and has written a number of sketches, including scenes for BUTTER at the Vaults Festival 2016 which won the Origins Award For Outstanding New Work.
Sonia is keen to continue writing across theatre, TV, and Film. She is currently working up several original TV ideas, including KIN and TART (co-written with Tallulah Brown).