Vinay Patel


Agent: Kelly Knatchbull

T: +44 (0)20 7823 3883

11 Jubilee Place, London,
SW3 3TD, United Kingdom

Vinay’s debut MURDERED BY MY FATHER was commissioned for BBC3 and starred Adeel Akhtar, Kiran Sonia Sawar and Mawaan Rizwan. It won 2 RTS Awards including Best Single Drama and was nominated for three BAFTAs including Best Single Drama and the Breakthrough Talent Award for Vinay. It won the BAFTA for best Leading Actor (Adeel Akhtar) and Vinay was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit for his work on the film.

Vinay has written episodes on two series of Chris Chibnall’s DOCTOR WHO, including the Hugo-nominated DEMONS OF THE PUNJAB and FUGITIVE OF THE JUDOON which aired to five star reviews. He’s recently written on the Netflix adaptation of One Day by David Nicholls which will tx 2023 and has multiple projects in development across TV and Film.

For Theatre, Vinay’s debut play TRUE BRITS premiered at Edinburgh Fringe and went on to the Bush Theatre’s RADAR Festival and the Vault Festival. His play AN ADVENTURE premiered at The Bush Theatre where it was directed by Bush Artistic Director Madani Younis and had a second production at Bolton Octagon. His latest play THE CHERRY ORCHARD premiered in 2022 at The Yard Theatre. It was a Yard Theatre, ETT and HOME co-production, co-commissioned by The Yard Theatre and ETT.

Vinay has several new plays in development for 23/24 including work with the Bush Theatre, Empire Productions and the ETT.