Subika is a Writer and Actor who was a part of the Royal Court and Hampstead Theatres’ writing programmes. She has developed scripts with Paines Plough, Curve Theatre, Tamasha, Belgrade Theatre, Birmingham Rep, The Roundhouse, Nabokov Theatre and DryWrite. Her plays have been produced by Kali Theatre (**** The Independent) and the Vault Festival (**** Exeunt Magazine). She was the Writer and Performer of solo show Divided, commissioned by Camden People’s Theatre and Echo, her second solo show, developed with Tara Theatre. Subika is published in Hear Me Now Vol.2 and was a contributing writer for audio drama Beneath our Feet (Spotify, Apple Podcast).
As an Actor, she has appeared in plays at Theatre503, Arcola Theatre, The Gate Theatre, The National Theatre, Royal and Derngate and English Touring Theatre. In TV, Subika has performed in shows for the BBC and Nickelodeon and appeared in a Bafta-winning feature film. Her work critiques stereotypes and representations of specific cultures and subcultures, whilst exploiting and transgressing traditional racial and cultural taboos.
“A pitch perfect script”
THE INDEPENDENT ON STATELESS ★★★★
“A powerful play. More than just a gripping thriller.”
BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE ON STATELESS
“[…] an excellent cast: Subika Anwar-Khan is particularly good […]”
TIMEOUT ON MEPHISTO (A RHAPSODY)
“A intriguing narrative about the risks and challenges of Feminism […] Beautifully written.”
LONDON THEATRE 1 ON PRINCESS SUFFRAGETTE ★★★★
“Excited by Anwar-Khan’s bravery and motivation in telling these stories.”
SOUTH ASIAN SISTERS SPEAK ON DIVIDED