Lolita Chakrabarti is an award-winning actress and playwright. Her work on Red Velvet earned the Evening Standard Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright 2012; The Critic’s Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright 2013 and an Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre 2012.
Writing credits include: Red Velvet (Tricycle Theatre/St Ann’s Warehouse/ New York/Garrick Theatre); Invisible Cities (Adaption/59 Productions/Ballet Rambert/Sidi Larbi Cherkhaoui/Manchester International Festival); The Greatest Wealth (The Old Vic); Last Seen: Joy (Almeida Theatre) and Red Velvet, The Goddess (BBC Radio 4).
Recent acting credits include: Fanny and Alexander (The Old Vic) and Hamlet (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts).
Television credits include: Born to Kill; The Casual Vacancy; Riviera; Defending the Guilty and Criminal.