Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti

“I believe in the union movement and the power of a collective voice to shout loudly for the good of all.”

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti writes for stage, screen and radio. Her first play Behsharam broke box office records. Her second play Behzti was closed after protests at the Birmingham Rep and won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Other credits include A Kind of People (Royal Court Downstairs); Khandan (Royal Court); Behud (Soho/Coventry Belgrade); Elephant (Birmingham Rep); Dishoom (Rifco/Watford Palace Theatre); Fourteen (Watford Palace Theatre); the feature film Everywhere And NowhereDCI Stone (Radio 4); Londonee (Rich Mix); Dead Meat (Channel 4) and An Enemy Of The People (BBC).

Her collection of plays, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti: PLAYS ONE, is published by Bloomsbury. She is currently writing screenplays for Moonage Pictures, Cuba Pictures and Martha Stone Productions. She is adapting Sathnam Sanghera’s Marriage Material for the Rep and writing plays for the Donmar, Hampstead Theatre and Clean Break.


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