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Her 1996 novel "Anita and Me" is published in the US by New Press, New York 1997. ISBN 156584372X

Her 1999 novel "Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee" is published in the US by New Press, New York 2000. ISBN 1565846141

Wrote the book for the musical "Bombay Dreams" which premiered at London's Theatre in 2002. In 2004 she joined the cast, as the character Kitty.

Appeared in Gareth Gates' music video "Spirit In The Sky".

TV commercial for Lloyds TSB (2001)

Her TV drama "My Sister-Wife" was published in the book, "Six Plays by Black and Asian Women Writers" edited by Kadija George published by Aurora Press in April 1999.

Played Anita in "My Girl", a new play by Barry Keefe - Theatre Royal Stratford East, London (1989).

Her credits at London's Half Moon Theatre include: the new play "All The Fun of the Fair" (1986), and Leonardo's Wife in "Blood Wedding" by Federico García Lorca.

Played Sona in "Kirti Dona and Ba" - Haymarket Theatre, Leicester.

Her National Theatre credits include: Anitra/Ase/Cowgirl in Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" (1990) and Lopa in "Rafta Rafta", a new play by Ayub Khan-Din (2007).

Wrote and appeared in "The Oppresed Minorities Big Fun Show" - Edinburgh Festival/ Shaw Theatre, London (1992).

Appeared in "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler - New Ambassador's Theatre, London (2001).

Appeared in "Film Film Film", a new play by Farrukh Dhondy - Shaw Theatre, London (1986).

Her credits at London's Royal Court Theatre include: Bibi in "The Great Celestial Cow" by Sue Townsend (also tour), Shaheen in "Minor Complications" a new play by Elizabeth Bond (both 1984), Ursula in "Byrthrite" a new play by Sarah Daniels (1986), and Jacinta in "Serious Money", a new play by Caryl Churchill (1987, also NYC).

Played Babbli in "Kissing God" - Hampstead Theatre, London.

Played Mrs Candour in Sheridan's "School For Scandal" - Bristol Old Vic. Les Waters

(September 15,2002) She appeared in the tribute to Spike Milligan, "Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill," at the Guildhall Theatre in London, England with Eric Sykes, Kathy Burke, John Dankworth, Harry Enfield, Eddie Izzard, Terry Jones, Cleo Laine, Paul Merton, Michael Palin, John Sergeant, and Stephen Tompkinson in the cast. George Martin and Giles Martin were producers.

(1984) She acted in the play, "Kissing God," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Kate Lock, David Bamber, and Anton Lesser in the cast. Phil Young was director.

(1987) She acted in Caryl Churchill's play, "Serious Money," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Joanne Pearce, Daniel Webb, Paul Moriarty, Burt Caesar, Allan Corduner, Scott Cherry and, Linda Bassett in the cast. Max Stafford-Clark was director.

(January 1990-October 1990; December 1990-January 1991) She acted in the Royal National Theatre Season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt;" Tony Harrison's play,"The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of Sichuan;" Martin Sherman's play, "Bent;" Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Sunday in the Park with George;" Anthony Minghella's play, "Whale;" Georges Farquhar, "The Beaux Stratagem," David Hare's play, "Racing Demon;" August Wilson's play, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom;" Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, "The School for Scandal;" Jean Racine's play, "Berenice;" Moliere's play, "Tartuffe;" "Abingdon Square;" Arthur Miller's plays, "After the Fall;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet," "Richard III," and "Hamlet" (Bulandra Theatre); Terry Johnson's play, "Piano;" Brian Friel's play, "Dancing at Lughnasa;" Athol Fugard's play, "My Children, My Africa" (Market Theatre); Paul Godfrey's play, "One in a While The Odd Thing Happens;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" Robert Lepage's play, "Tectonic Plates;" Dario Fo's play, "Accidental Death of an Anarchist;" and David Edgar's play, "The Shape of the Table;" with Annabelle Apsion, Jane Asher, Sheila Ballantine, David Bamber, Keith Bartlett, Lois Baxter, Duncan Bell, Stephen Bent, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Bonneville, Stephen Boxer, David Bradley, Elizabeth Bradley, Brid Brennan, Richard Briers, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, David Burke, Ion Caramitru, Michael Cashman, Tom Chadbon, Maria Charles, Trevor Cooper, Allan Corduner, Oliver Cotton, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Neil Daglish, Nyree Dawn Porter, Stephen Dillane, Anthony Douse, Lindsay Duncan, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Eddison, Susan Engel, Oliver Ford Davies, Julia Ford, Maria Friedman, Lisa Fugard, Sean Gascoigne, Brian Glover, Stella Gonet, Henry Goodman, Jane Gurnett, Garrick Hagon, David Haig, Janet Henfrey, Guy Henry, Clare Higgins, Clare Holman, Harold Innocent, Peter Jeffrey, Hakeem Kae Kazim, John Kani, Ayub Khan Din, Adam Kotz, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh Hunt, Alfred Lynch, Sara Mair Thomas, Michael Maloney, Eve Matheson, Alec McCowen, Ian McKellen, John Matschikitza, Stephen Moore, David Morrissey, John Normington, John Nettleton, John Neville, Jeremy Northam, Richard O'Callaghan, Richard Pasco, Bill Paterson, Clarke Peters, Pete Postlethwaite, Bruce Purchase, Hugh Quarshie, Philip Quast, Pearce Quigley, Denis Quilley, Oscar Quitak, Gary Raymond, Stephen Rea, Joyce Redman, Paul Rhys, Griff Rhys Jones, Terence Rigby, Barrie Rutter, Prunella Scales, Rapulana Seiphemo, Fiona Shaw, Paul Shelley, Jack Shepherd, Josette Simon, Malcolm Sinclair, Maggie Steed, Mark Strong, Owen Teale, Bridget Turner, Philip Voss, Zoe Wanamaker, Toyah Wilcox, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Emil Wolk, and Albie Woodington in the company.

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