Ahmed Masoud

Ahmed Masoud

Ahmed Masoud is a writer and director who grew up in Palestine and moved to the UK in 2002. His theatre credits include Go to Gaza, Drink the Sea (London and Edinburgh 2009), Escape from Gaza (BBC Radio 4, 2011), Walaa, Loyalty (London 2014, funded by Arts Council England). Ahmed is the founder of Al Zaytouna Dance Theatre (2005) where he wrote and directed several productions in London, with subsequent European Tours. After finishing his PhD research, Ahmed published many journals and articles including a chapter in Britain and the Muslim World: A historical Perspective (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011)"

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • The Parisan
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution