Prasanna Puwanarajah

Prasanna Puwanarajah

Prasanna Puwanarajah is a writer and director for film, television and theatre.

He studied medicine at New College, Oxford, working extensively in the National Health Service and for Médicins du Monde before moving into writing and directing.

His debut play Nightwatchman premiered at the National Theatre, London, in 2011, where he has also worked as an actor.

He was appointed Artistic Associate at the Donmar Warehouse in 2020.

A British Sri Lankan cricketer prepares for the innings of her life for England against Sri Lanka at Lord’s.