By Nikhil Parmar
A Bush Theatre Production

Invisible returns to the Bush Theatre in May 2023 ahead of its New York premiere. Click here to book.

‘No more quiet, no more model minority, no more wacky best friend. At least when we were the bad guys we existed.

Meet Zayan, an under-employed actor and over-employed dealer who sees himself as the hapless lead in the sitcom that is his life. Everyone else sees him as lazy, self-centred, and useless – if they even notice him at all.

As Zayan attempts to transition from being neglected to being notorious, we see how a man whose brushes with oppression, grief, and the sneaking suspicion that he’s become invisible have driven him to the unforgivable.

Invisible is a hilariously dark story tracking one man’s desperate struggle to be seen as the hero of his own narrative. A new Bush Theatre commission written and performed by Nikhil Parmar (Trollied).

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Nikhil Parmar
Nikhil is a London based, Manchester-born playwright, screenwriter and actor. His writing is unfalteringly honest, peppered with disarming wit. Theatre includes My White Best Friend North (Manchester Royal Exchange), Something’s End (in development) and Invisible (Bush Theatre). Screen includes Untitled (two projects in development, Baby Cow), Untitled (in development, Sunnymarch) and Untitled (in development, DNA). Acting includes Trollied (Sky), On the Edge: Mincemeat (Channel 4), Brassic (Sky), Foundation (Apple) and The Rig (Amazon). Fellowships include Emerging Writers Group (2021), Andy Riley’s Mentorship Scheme for writers from diverse backgrounds (2018-19).


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