BRADFORD born playwright and actor Asif Khan returns to his hometown with new play Imaam Imraan, which receives its world premiere at this year’s Bradford Literature Festival.

Compellingly directed by National Theatre and RSC director Iqbal Khan, Imaam Imraan is a captivating and comic new drama following the story of a Bradford-born actor going back to his roots to rediscover his identity.

Asif Khan’s 2017 debut Combustion was nominated for OffWestEnd’s Best New Play award and Best Writer in the Stage Debut awards.

In 2018 he won the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme award and in 2017 he was named on the 2017 BBC New Talent hotlist.

This performance is part of the Festival’s B-Lit programme which means that those aged 18 and under, are eligible for free tickets, made possible by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

The play runs from Monday, July 1 to Thursday, July 4 and is on at 7pm each night at The Ganges Theatre, Kala Sangam, Bradford

Tickets are £7, with concessions, and are available now, online or via the festival box office on 01274 238525.