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Danusia Samal

Actress, Writer, Singer
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Danusia is an actress, writer and singer from London. Stage acting credits include the Royal Court, RSC, Globe, and Royal Exchange. Screen credits include The Great (Hulu), Ghost in the Shell (Paramount/DreamWorks), and Tyrant (FOX).

Danusia’s writing credits include Out of Sorts (winner of Theatre503 International Playwriting Award); Busking It, inspired by Danusia’s experience as a London Underground busker (Shoreditch Town Hall/HighTide); Decolonising History (Tamasha Theatre/SOAS University); Conditionally (SOHO/Oxford School of Drama); Langthorne Stories (Soho Theatre/Waltham Forest).

Danusia is currently collaborating on various projects with UK production companies. In 2019, she was commissioned to write her first TV drama as part of the BBC’s TV Drama Writers Programme, and has recently been commissioned by Soho Theatre as one of their 2020 Soho Six playwrights.


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