Omar El-Khairy

Writer for theatre and film

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Theatre

Writer

 
Written alongside Zoe Lafferty and Caroline Rooney, the team behind the international hit The Fear of Breathing chronicle; a hidden world of incarceration where imaginative resistance, strange escapades and unexpected betrayals have become the norm.
The Park Theatre
 
Producer Henry Bell
 
Orange Tree Theatre, London
 
Producer Rebecca Atkinson-Lord
 

Drama about a female blogger in Damascus

Oval House, London
 
 
Performed as part of the Rapid Write Rewind Week
Theatre 503, London
 
 
Short theatrical response to music as part of the Lyric Lounge
The Lyric, Hammersmith
 
Director Emma Sampson
 

Part of Tamasha Theatre Company’s Small Lives Global Ties project

Unicorn Theatre
 
Director Stef O'Driscoll
 
Part of Lyric Lounge
The Lyric, Hammersmith
 
Director Anna Jordan
 

Reaction piece to the play Charming Man by Gabriel Bisset-Smith

Theatre 503
 
Director Dan Horrigan
 

Reaction piece to the play Breed by Lou Ramsden

Theatre 503
 
Director Teunkie Van Der Sluijs
 
Part of the Old Vic New Voices’ T.S. Eliot Exchange
Public Theatre, New York
 
Director Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
 
Arcola Theatre
 
Director Daniel Burgess
 
Part of Vibrant season. Play about workers who take their CEO hostage
Finborough Theatre
 
Producer paper tiger Productions
Director Tanya Singh
 

Devised piece inspired by the novel Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih

Zoo venues, Edinburgh
 
Director Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
Starring
  • Pippa Bennett-Warner
  • Nyasha Hatendi
  • James Le Feuvre
  • Shane Zaza
  •  
    A grown-up fairytale of love and loyalty set in our world, but not just yet.
    Arcola Theatre
     
     

    Online distributive narrative project commission

    Soho Theatre
     

    TV

    Writer

     
    Kudos and Bush Theatre
     

    Other

    Writer

     
    One of the three other participants who take part in this scheme to support young filmmakers