Vinay Patel was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.
Vinay Patel’s debut play, True Brits, opened at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014, transferred to the Bush Theatre and went on to headline the 2015 Vault Festival. His latest play An Adventure will premiere at the Bush Theatre in September. Vinay’s television debut Murdered By My Father won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Single Drama, before going on to be nominated for three BAFTAs. Vinay was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit for his work. He has since written for ITV, Channel 4 and the BFI, as well as contributing to the bestselling collection of essays, The Good Immigrant. Vinay is currently developing work for the National Theatre, Paines Plough and the BBC.
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