Adura Onashile

Client

Represented By

Gabriel Blair —

gabriel@casarotto.co.uk

Jenne Casarotto — Film & TV

jenne@casarotto.co.uk

Assistant - Nigel Fullerton

nigel@casarotto.co.uk

2021 Screen Daily Star of Tomorrow, Adura Onashile is an emerging British-Nigerian writer, director & playwright, based in Glasgow. Her debut feature film is GIRL, a relationship drama inspired by Adura’s experiences growing up with her mother in the UK in the 1980s, is produced by Glasgow outfit Barry Crerar, with support from BBC Film, BFI and Screen Scotland. Her short film, EXPENSIVE SHIT, about a Nigerian toilet attendant in the bathroom of a Scottish nightclub, is adapted from her own play, and premiered at the 2020 BFI London Film Festival before going on to be nominated for a BAFTA in 2021. Adura has had scripted commissions from Hera Pictures, Two Rivers, Synchronicity. She is currently developing Jacqueline Roy’s critically acclaimed novel THE GOSLING GIRL as a TV series with Green Acre Films. Her stage work has led to her being nominated for an Alfred Fagon award and in 2018 she was the recipient of the Channel 4 Playwrights Bursary in association with the Traverse Theatre.