Omar Khan

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Omar Khan

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Omar Khan

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Writer, Omar has written a selection of plays and comedies.

Omar began his writing career in theatre. He has had five plays staged, two of which went on national tour.  In 2013 he went to Mumbai and joined the writers’ room on the Zee TV Indian TV drama CLOUD 9, where he wrote 23 episodes and was a consultant on several others.  In 2016, he wrote, produced and acted in his own sitcom pilot, LOVE, SEX AND SIDE EFFECTS. The pilot got a development contract with BBC Comedy and was developed with them for several months.  In July 2016, Omar joined the BBC Writers’ Room shadow scheme for the CBBC show THE DUMPING GROUND.  His latest short film THE PLUNGE starring Lydia Wilson, premiered at Palm Springs ShortFest and was long-listed for a BAFTA. In 2021, Omar wrote a podcast for MALORY TOWERS and has now won a year-long mentorship with BBC In-House Children’s Scripted Development