Guleraana Mir is an award-winning writer, theatre maker and one half of The Thelmas, a female-led theatre company devoted to redressing the equality imbalance in the arts. She is passionate about telling authentic stories that celebrate not stereotype, and speak to complex social realities in a fresh and disruptive way.
She specialises in developing new work through devising and writing with young people and community groups, and leads writing programmes for artists of all ages at a number of institutions including National Theatre and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
She is currently writing multiple episodes for DOCTORS, working on her first mainstage play I AM THE GHOST OF QANDEEL BALOCH, supported by Genesis Kickstart Fund, has an original TV series in development with afshan d’souza-lodhi, and is under commission from Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch.
DOCTORS (BBC) Series 24, 2 episodes, 2023
ALL THE SMALL THINGS (BBC Children’s)
MISFITS (co-writer) Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
SANTI & NAZ (co-writer), VAULT Festival 2020
THE BIGGER PICTURE (audio), commissioned by Tamasha and SOAS
COCONUT, Ovalhouse & national tour