Theatre, Film and TV  |  Dec 6, 2019

Zia Ahmed's debut play opens at the Bush Theatre

I Wanna Be Yours, the debut play written by Zia Ahmed, opens at the Bush Theatre, with Emily Stott starring as the female lead.

The story explores the cross-cultural relationship between Ella, born and bred in Yokshire, and Haseeb, born in London with Pakistani heritage, and the difficulties they face as an interracial couple.

Zia is one of the London Laureates and is a former Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion.

I Wanna Be Yours runs until Saturday 18th January 2020. Tickets are available here.

Praise for the play:

“It works effortlessly…drawing us in with wry irony and glimpses of vulnerability” Time Out ★★★★

“A lyrical journey of connection through inner conflict…a must see” Broadway World 

“Sharply observed...a play that feels truly of our time” Theatre News