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Nyla Levy is a Playwright and Actor. Being mixed race, Pakistani and Canadian, with Muslim and Jewish heritage, and born and bred in London - Nyla has always gravitated towards stories that explore experiences related to identity, culture and race.


Nyla began in verbatim, with her first play Different is Dangerous (Amnesty International Freedom of Expression longlist nominee), followed by Normal with a bit of Oomph! Nyla co-founded Two’s Company who went on to tour Different is Dangerous to venues including, Theatre 503, Nottingham Playhouse, The Lowry and Edinburgh Fringe.


Nyla received funding from Arts Council England to develop her first fictional play, Does My Bomb Look Big in This? Which was then co-produced by Tamasha for a UK tour venues include Soho Theatre and Tara Arts, as well as schools across the nation. 

Nyla is currently part of BBC Writersroom Drama 2019/20. 


Nyla is currently writing an episode for Ben Chanan's new series YOU (Kudos/Sky) and Good Karma Hospital (Tiger Aspect/ITV).

Nyla is currently developing her own original idea, Little Runt (JAX/HBO Max) and Gundi (Objective Fiction). 

Nyla is developing her next stage play for Soho Theatre, with Soho and Tamasha...

Nyla is represented by Nish Panchal at Curtis Brown