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The authors for the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have now been announced! More than 140 top authors from around the world will gather in Dubai on March 1-12 2016 for two weeks of literary activity.

Author Tag: Stage & Screen

Alex Broun

Alex Broun

One of the world's leading experts and authors of ten-minute plays, founder of a free access Read More

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves

Author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland crime series, most recently 'The Moth Catcher'Read More

Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal

Actor, producer and author of numerous books on Shakespeare 'Shakespeare on Toast – Getting a Read More

Cristina Mejia

Cristina Mejia

Colombian actress and school teacher who holds drama workshops to help children improve their Read More

Dom Joly

Dom Joly

British television comedian, best-known for his hidden camera show 'Trigger Happy TV', and Read More

George Mitton

George Mitton

George Mitton is a journalist and writer from the UK. By day, he edits Funds Global MENA, a Read More

Hafidh Aman Thani

Hafidh Aman Thani

Founding member of Dubai Al Ahli Theatre and director of numerous plays including 'Travelers' Read More

John Torode

John Torode

One of UK's best-known chefs and television presenters; host and judge of BBC1’s top-rating Read More

Maha Gargash

Maha Gargash

Emirati documentary filmmaker and writer of the acclaimed 'The Sand Fish' and 'The Other Me', a Read More

Maryam Ibrahim

Maryam Ibrahim

Born in 1989, Maryam Ibrahim is an Emirati woman with a variety of skills, who prizes herself Read More

Meera Syal

Meera Syal

Television comedian best known for 'The Kumars at No. 42' and author of 'Anita and Me' and 'The Read More

Michael Dobbs

Michael Dobbs

British politician and author of best-selling political novels including 'House of Cards', Read More

Mohamed Abid

Mohamed Abid

Mohamed Abid is a 13 year old Canadian-Algerian playwright. Born in Ottawa, Canada, in 2002, he Read More

Mohammed Al Ghafli

Mohammed Al Ghafli

Mohammed Al Ghafli is a visually-impaired Emirati radio presenter, broadcaster, actor and Read More

Morna McDonald

Morna McDonald

Actor, producer, workshop leader, drama teacher and founder of Little Pink Foot Productions in DubaiRead More

Muhsin Suliman

Muhsin Suliman

Muhsin Suliman is an author and playwright. He began by writing columns for newspapers and Read More

Nadia Sawalha

Nadia Sawalha

Celebrity Masterchef winner, television presenter and author of 'Fabulous Family Food' and Read More

Nujoom Al Ghanem

Nujoom Al Ghanem

Award-winning Emirati filmmaker of 'Nearby Sky' and writer of 'Angels of Distant Longing' among Read More

Robert Lindsay

Robert Lindsay

BAFTA, Tony and Olivier Award-winning actor known for starring roles in everything from Read More

Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

Actor, playwright, photographer and author of books on theatre production, travel and Read More

Sulayman Al-Bassam

Sulayman Al-Bassam

Co-founder of Kuwait-based theatre company Sabab Theatre and internationally-renowned Read More

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