Sarah
Solemani

Writer for theatre, film and television

Sarah Solemani is an award-winning actress and writer. 

Credits include The Secrets - The Conversation part of a series of drama films produced by Working Title for the BBC and Aphrodite Fry, produced by Ruby for Sky and described by Metro as "a British answer to Girls", both of which she starred in. Sarah has also adapted the book Ridley Road for Red Productions and wrote episode 4 of the Emmy-nominated HBO show Barry.

She is working with Instinct, Red, Sister and Story Films and has written a film for SKY's Urban Myths strand.

As a playwright, her work has been performed at the National Youth Theatre, Soho Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Arcola, Southwark Playhouse, Old Vic, Theatre503 and the Public Theatre, New York.

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Television

Writer

Producer Red Productions

 An adaptation of Jo Bloom's novel of the same name, Ridley Road follows the life of young a young Jewish hairdresser who moves to London after the death of her father. A story that explores life and love within the Jewish community in 1960's London.

In Development

Writer & Creator

Comedy pilot script commission for FX 

FX
In development
Grow Up
1 x 30'
Kudos for Channel 4
In Development

The Secrets was a season of five 30-minute films that have been penned by up-and-coming scribes helmed by Dominic Savage.  

Working Title Television for BBC One
Starring
  • Sarah Solemani
  • Rosamund Hanson
  • Tom Stanley
  • Original romantic comedy pilot for Sky's 'Love Matters' season

    Ruby Television for Sky
    Original TV drama in development
    Mammoth Screen for Channel 4
    In development

    Film

    Writer

    Royds Mason Ltd
    In development

    Theatre

    Writer

    Connections, The National Theatre
    Producer Climate Week
    Five writers each produce a short play that showcases a solution to climate change as part of the country's annual Climate Week.
    Arcola Theatre
    Producer Lyric Lounge
    Director Oliver Rose
    An evening of plays in response to Owen Jones’ book Chavs: The Demonization Of The Working Class.
    Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
    Winner of the Old Vic New Voices Ignite IV
    Old Vic
    Short play as part of the Coalition season
    Theatre 503
    Director Caroline Steinbeis
    Selected by the Old Vic to put a short play on in New York as part of the TS Eliot Project.
    Public Theatre, New York
    Producer Old Vic New Voices Arden Project
    Producer National Youth Theatre
    Director Gbolahan Obisesan
    Double bill of plays as part of the NYT Summer Season including development week with actors, casting and a month long run at the Soho Theatre
    Soho Theatre
    Selected by Kevin Spacey's Company to write a play and have it performed in 24 Hours
    Old Vic
    Collaboration with performance poet Ryan Ormonde and directed by Adam Lenson.
    Southwark Playhouse
    Producer Mick Perrin
    Director Matthew Dunster
    Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh
    Producer Bob Hoskins & Norma Heyman
    Director Joe Hill-Gibbons & Terry Johnson
    Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh
    Producer Loba
    Director Emma Stuart
    Komedia Theatre, Edinburgh

    Other

    Writer

     6 x Comedy webisodes for Poco Productions