Afsaneh Gray is a writer for stage, screen and audio. She grew up in Oxford of mixed Iranian/Jewish heritage and went to the Cherwell School.

Her credits for theatre include The Border (Brian Way Award 2018), which toured schools and venues with Theatre Centre in 2019; and the critically acclaimed Octopus, a satire about what it means to be British, which premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and went on to do a national tour. She was recently on attachment at the National Theatre.

For TV, she has written seven episodes of BBC’s Doctors, and her comedy pilot Lulu the Extremist was developed as part of the UKTV Comedy 50:50 Scheme. In December, Afsaneh debuted her audio drama, an original thriller called The Other Woman. She is currently writing her first feature film.

She is represented by Giles Smart at United Agents.