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Sonia Jalaly

Writer

Agent

Hannah Boulton

Sonia is a writer and performer from Manchester. She has a playful approach to making theatre and likes to work collaboratively with actors, directors and participants throughout the process.

She trained as an actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has devised, written and performed work with a number of companies including the Kiln Theatre, Paines Plough, Hull Truck, Battersea Arts Centre, Theatre Delicatessen and Duckie. She is also Artistic Director of PaperMash Theatre.

Sonia was longlisted for the BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary 2018 and shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Room 2018.

THEATRE

OH WE DO LIKE TO BE Current

BITS (PaperMash Theatre) Current
Supported by The Wellcome Trust and Split Infinitive Trust

THE BOY WHO GREW A TWISTY TALE 2016
Commissioned by The Herd Theatre in collaboration with Hull Truck
Presented at Hull City Hall and toured Hull schools

BUTTER (Lady Junk Theatre) 2016
co-writer
Vaults Festival
Winner of The Origins Award for Outstanding New Work

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITHOUT YOU (A Tricycle Theatre and PaperMash Theatre co-production) 2015
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, Tricycle Theatre and Paines Plough’s Roundabout at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015
Winner of The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival Best Newcomer Award 2014

WOMEN OF TACKLEY 2011
Short play
John Thaw Studio

TELEVISION

BUNK Current
6 x 30’ comedy. Creator, writer
BBC Comedy Room 2018 shortlist

KIN 2016
6 x 45’ comedy- thriller. Co-written with Tallulah Brown

TART 2016
6 x 30’ comedy. Co-written with Tallulah Brown

Call Hannah to discuss Sonia or other Writers

+44 (0) 207 727 1346