Ayub Khan Din
Ayub Khan Din’s play East is East (1996) was originally staged at the Royal Court Theatre and adapted into a feature film. The play and film have won a Writers’ Guild Award for Best New Writer and a British Academy Award. Other plays include Last Dance at Dum Dum (1999), Notes on Falling Leaves (2004) and Rafta, Rafta… (2007), which won a Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. A film adaptation, All in Good Time, was released in 2012, a year after his sequel to East is East, named West is West. His most recent plays have been All the Way Home, directed by Mark Babych at the Lowry Theatre in Salford, musical comedy Bunty Berman Presents, produced on Broadway by The New Group, and an adaptation of E.R. Braithwaite’s To Sir, With Love.