Skip to content
You are currently viewing Danusia Samal

Danusia Samal

Writer

Represented by:

Alex Rusher
Danusia Samal is an actress and writer from London who grew up in partly in the Middle East. In 2018 she won the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award for ‘Out of Sorts’, a family drama exploring identity and race for second generation migrants. Out of Sorts was staged at Theatre503 October 2019 and was later shortlisted for the George Devine Award. Danusia also created and performed ‘Busking It’, a musical play inspired by her 10 years as a London Underground busker. ‘Busking It’ was commissioned by Shoreditch Town Hall and co-produced by HighTide, touring nationally. In 2020, Danusia launched the ‘Virtual Collaborators’ network to provide support and collaboration for artists in lockdown, culminating in a virtual and outdoor festival.
Danusia’s other writing credits include: Project IV (Netflix); Shelter (Radio 4); Gangs of London (Sky); Birth Right and The State (LAMDA films); Snap (Old Vic Connect) Decolonising History (Tamasha Digital/ SOAS University); Conditionally (Soho Theatre/Oxford School of Drama). Danusia is an alumni of the BBC’s TV Drama Writers Programme. She is currently under commission with Soho Theatre, BBC 3, and the Almeida Theatre.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2021
Production (role):
PROJECT IV
Company:
Netflix / Moonage
Project details:
Episode Writer
Date: 2020/21
Production (role):
GANGS OF LONDON (Series 2)
Company:
Sky/ Pulse Films
Project details:
Episode Writer
Date: 2020
Production (role):
QUESTIONS FOR Q
Company:
Little Door / BBC 3
Project details:
Original script
THEATRE
Date: 2019
Production (role):
OUT OF SORTS
Company:
Theatre503
Project details:
(Winner of International Playwriting Award)
Date: 2019
Production (role):
CONDITIONALLY
Company:
Oxford School of Drama/ Soho
Date: 2018
Production (role):
BUSKING IT
Company:
HighTide/Shoreditch Town Hall
Date: 2017
Production (role):
LANGTHORNE STORIES
Company:
Soho Theatre/ Waltham Forest

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): PROJECT IV
    Company: Netflix / Moonage
    Project details: Episode Writer
  • Date: 2020/21
    Production (role): GANGS OF LONDON (Series 2)
    Company: Sky/ Pulse Films
    Project details: Episode Writer
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): QUESTIONS FOR Q
    Company: Little Door / BBC 3
    Project details: Original script
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): OUT OF SORTS
    Company: Theatre503
    Project details: (Winner of International Playwriting Award)
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): CONDITIONALLY
    Company: Oxford School of Drama/ Soho
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): BUSKING IT
    Company: HighTide/Shoreditch Town Hall
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): LANGTHORNE STORIES
    Company: Soho Theatre/ Waltham Forest
    Project details: