You've heard of an Essex Girl or even a Chelsea Girl but what is a'Hounslow Girl'? 'Hounslow Girl' has become a byword for confident, young Muslim women who are grappling with traditional values, city life and fashion.From the joys of Pakistani weddings to fights on the night bus, this is a funny, bold, provocative play highlighting the challengesof being a teenage girl in a traditional Muslim family, alongside the temptations and influences of growing up in and around London.
Ambreen is an actress and writer from South London. The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is Ambreen's debut show which premiered at Ovalhouse in 2015. Passionate about re-establishingBritish Asian comedy within the UK, she continues to write hercomedy sketch show involving two British Asian girls exploring theclash between traditional Indian/Pakistani culture and modern British life. She is also currently writing her next play POT primarily focusingon the recent comeback of 'gang culture within the UK.' Performance credits include: On the Middle Day (Old Vic Theatre); Words and Women (Edinburgh Fringe); Random Acts (Channel 4);Fair Exchange (Hen and Chickens Theatre); Variations on a Theme (Camden People's Theatre); Mind the Gap (National Theatre); No Guts, No Heart, No Glory (BBC 4 /Perth Festival Australia) and Murdered by my Father(BBC Three).