Tajinder Singh Hayer lectures in Creative Writing at Lancaster University. His writing credits for theatre include North Country (Freedom Studios), Players, Mela (Leeds Playhouse) and In This House (Menagerie); and for radio, The One That Got Away (BBC Radio 3), If You Can’t Stand The Heat, ID (BBC Radio 4), We’re Not Getting Married, Ask Mina (BBC Asian Network), and Tidelands. His television credits include Numtums. He previously won the BBC’s The Spin competition with his play People Like Me in 2003. He has been a writer on attachment at the Leeds Playhouse, BBC Radio Drama Manchester and the National Theatre.