Lekhani Chirwa

Lekhani is an actor, writer and theatre maker based in Manchester. Born in Cumbria and of mixed heritage – Malawian & English. She is a queer, working class and neurodivergent woman. Lekhani trained at London South Bank University and Identity Drama School. She has also completed writing courses such as WoLaboratory, Soho Writers Lab and Soho Comedy Labs. As a writer she has been commissioned to write for the BBC, Burn Bright and 45 North. She is currently on Tamasha Playwrights 21/22 and Pen Pals 21/22 (Box of Tricks). She is passionate about telling stories that reflect those within society that often don’t have a voice.