Nimer Rashed

Nimer writes for both stage and TV, and has won a hat-trick of writing awards, including the 2006 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award for his original comedy, The Great McGinty.

Nimer is currently a member of the Royal Court’s Invitation Group on the Young Writers Programme and Soho Theatre’s Core Group of young writers and has also been part of Theatre 503’s Five. He was the Royal Court’s film-maker in residence in 2012 and has directed several acclaimed short films. In 2013 Nimer won the Virgin Media Shorts Prize for his short film, Touch.