Dolly Dhingra

Dolly Dhingra writes for The Guardian newspaper and as a freelance journalist and has written for The Independent, Time Out and The Asian Age. In 1994 she won The Commission for Racial Equality's RACE IN THE MEDIA award for highlighting the concerns of ethnic minorities, in her journalism. In 2002 she won the UK Press Gazette's INTERVIEWER OF THE YEAR award. Her plays have included ONE NIGHT for The Theatre Royal, Stratford East, which was awarded The Diverse Acts Award from The London Arts Board. NOWHERE FAST for the Tricycle Theatre and SPOOKED for Theatre Venture. She was a finalist for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2000 for her play THE MAIN COURSE. UNSUITABLE GIRLS was first mounted by Contact Theatre in Manchester in 1999, and then toured England with Pilot Theatre Company. The play had its London premiere at the Lyric Studio in April 2002. She was born in Delhi and lives in London.

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