Vinay Patel



Vinay studied for an MA in Writing at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating with distinction in 2011.

Vinay’s debut play, TRUE BRITS, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014, transferred to the Bush Theatre’s RADAR Festival and headlined Vault Festival in February 2015. His next play, FREE FALL, ran at Pleasance Islington and was nominated for three Off West End Awards. He was selected for the Kudos/Bush Initiative, the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course and BBC iPlayer Drama Shorts scheme.

His television debut, MURDERED BY MY FATHER, was released on BBC3 in March 2016 and repeated on BBC1. Vinay is under commission with The Bush Theatre and developing projects for ITV, the BBC and the BFI.