A Young Vic Film
Playwright Ishy Din reflects on growing up in Middlesbrough as an Asian man.
Cast & Creatives
Written by & Featuring Ishy Din
Director Nadia Latif
Producers Rodney Charles & Nadia Latif
Line Producer Nick Thompson
Executive Producers Kwame Kwei-Armah & Despina Tsatsas
Director of Photography & Editor Michael Edo Keane
Casting Director Charlotte Sutton CDG
Camera Assistant Patrick Brooks
Sound Recordist Tom Anderson
Hair and Make up Ian Grummitt
Jerwood Assistant Director Floriana Dezou
Assistant Editor Yasmin C. Rams
Runner Stefan Kliszynski
Middlesbrough Collaborator Holly Gallagher
Ishy Din is a screenwriter and award winning playwright. Plays include SNOOKERED (Tamasha/The Bush/Oldham Coliseum) WIPERS (Leicester Curve/Watford Palace/Belgrade Coventry), APPROACHING EMPTY (Tamasha/The Kiln/Live Theatre, Newcastle).
Ishy has two feature films in funded development, FRAUD (Bend It Networks/BFI) and PAAK UNITED (PEK Productions/BFI). He is developing original ideas for television and is a guest writer on TV drama series; credits include DOUGHNUTS (for C4/Coming Up), episodes on ACKLEY BRIDGE S1 and ACKLEY BRIDGE S2 (The Forge/C4) and TAXI TALES (Tamasha/BAC/BBC). Radio plays include PARKING AND PAKORAS and JOHN BARNES SAVED MY LIFE for BBC Radio 5 Live.
Nadia Latif is a theatre maker and film director. She trained as a director at RADA under Bill Gaskill. She works exclusively in new writing, and has worked for theatres including the Almeida, Royal Shakespeare Company, Bush, and is currently the Associate Director and Genesis Fellow of the Young Vic. She recently made short horror film “White Girl” with the BFI, and is currently developing a feature horror film, and a TV series.
The Young Vic wishes to thank: Ben Cooper, Middlesbrough FC, John Hewitt and Denise and Howard Milson of The Navigation Pub.