Karim Khan is a playwright and screenwriter from Oxford.
He took part in Catalyst 2019 as one of six writers in residence. Subsequently, The North Wall co-commissioned and produced his award-winning play Brown Boys Swim, which completed a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, before transferring to Soho Theatre. In 2023, he was invited to be in the Soho Six, and was co-commissioned to write a play for Soho Theatre and Tara Theatre. Karim also returned to the Catalyst residency in 2023, this time as a mentor.
His previous stage credits include Corrosive (Pegasus Theatre, 2019), Beyond Shame (Derby Theatre, 2018) and Orange Juice (Tristan Bates, 2019). Karim’s first TV credit was on Channel 5/PBS show All Creatures Great and Small, for which received a New Voice Award for Best Debut. He has a number of original TV projects in development.
Karim graduated from the NFTS Screenwriting programme in 2019 and is an alumnus of both the Soho Writers’ Lab and Royal Court Writers’ Group.