Ali Zaidi is a writer and actor. His original comedy – drama BESHARAM is currently in development with Two Rivers Media. He was in the writers’ room for a Lonesome Pine project for Channel 4 and has original projects in development with Slam Films and Slim Film & TV.
His work has been performed at The Globe as part of the Young Muslim Voices and Voices in the Dark season.
He was invited to join the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course where he developed BHAI, an original TV drama pilot. Ali developed original drama ORACLE with BBC North and was one of eight writers to be commissioned by the BBC for the second series of iPlayer Shorts.
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, and he also wrote and starred in comedy web series ISIS HR.