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Alia was born in Birmingham, she read English at the University of London and is a qualified teacher.  She lives in London. 

Alia won the Charles Wintour award for most promising playwright at the Evening Standard Awards for her play SHADES, as well as the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for most promising playwright.

Her short play THE JOB featured as part of Theatre503’s XY series at the Pleasance Courtyard in Edinburgh last summer. 

Her play HENS was commissioned by SkyArts for Sandi Toksvig’s Theatre: Live! season and transmitted live on SkyArts2 in June 2010, directed by Peter Gill at the Riverside Studios.

Alia was commissioned by The Royal National Theatre for their ‘Connections’ season. 

Alia is a founding member of the Jewish/Muslim Theatre Group at the Tricycle Theatre and is under commission to The Royal Court.  She is on attachment to the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Previous productions include:

BEHIND THE IMAGE
Rough Cuts Season, The Royal Court Theatre, Upstairs, London; July 2009
Directed by Nina Raine

SHADES
The Royal Court Theatre, Upstairs, London;  January - February 2009
Directed by Nina Raine
Text published by Methuen Books

MUJU COMMISSION
Tricycle Theatre, London.  October 2008 – March 2009

BEHIND THE IMAGE
The Royal Court Theatre, London.  July 2008
Directed by Nina Raine.

UNHEARD VOICES PROGRAMME
The Royal Court Theatre, London.  January – April 2008

PRISM
Trafalgar Studios with Shared Experience Theatre.  May - July 2008

CORE WRITING GROUP
The Soho Theatre. September 2005 – August 2006

MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE
Theatre Royal, Stratford.  February – June 2005
Directed by Amsalan Doraisingam.


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