Safaa Benson-Effiom



Kara Fitzpatrick


Safaa Benson-Effiom is a playwright and theatre maker from London. 

Her play Til Death Do Us Part was written whilst on the Soho Theatre Writers’ Lab 2018/2019. It went on to be shortlisted for the 2019 Tony Craze Award and was one of the finalists for the 2020 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. It will receive its debut at Theatre503 in May 2022. 

Her play For The Culture was longlisted for both the 2021 Theatre Uncut Political Playwriting Award and the 2021 Women’s Prize for Playwriting. 

Safaa’s aim with her writing is to gain an understanding of the varied complexities of life, exploring human nature and social issues from uncommon perspectives.

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