Ishy Din reflects on his writing career and new play


Just over 10 years ago, Ishy Din was driving passengers around Middlesbrough in his taxi after failing to get any of his business ventures off the ground. Fast forward to 2016, and he is now a successful writer looking forward to the opening night of his new play Wipers, a war drama inspired by the first Asian soldier to be awarded a Victoria Cross after the First World War. Din, who speaks with a heavy north Yorkshire drawl, told Eastern Eye his fate changed after he bought a computer and responded to a radio advert. “I was a really bad…

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