AIK PRODUCTIONS IS AN AWARD-WINNING THEATRE MAKING COMPANY FOUNDED BY ASIF KHAN WHO AIM TO PRODUCE NEW, HIGH QUALITY THEATRE, SPECIALISING IN STORIES AND VOICES FROM MINORITY BACKGROUNDS.
Their first production in 2015 was Love, Bombs & Apples, a funny and poignant one man play, written by Hassan Abdulrazzak and performed by Asif Khan, about the problems facing the Arab, Jewish and Muslim communities across the world. It was nominated for best stage production at the Asian Media Awards 2016 and as a finalist for Best Stage Production at Eastern Eye Arts, Culture & Theatre Awards 2017. It won outstanding production at The Theatre Bay Area Awards 2018 for it's US debut.
“the kind of theatre that gives one hope, in ninety exhilarating minutes, Abdulrazzak’s writing bursts with originality and freshness.” - Reviewsgate
Their second production in 2021, Jabala and the Jinn, is a 50 minute play written by Asif Khan for 5 - 12 year olds and their families which uses physical theatre, music and new writing to tell the story of a little girls playful and adventurous encounter with a very cheeky Jinn. It toured the UK in 2022 and won the Eastern Eye - Arts, Culture & Theatre Award 2022 for Best Scriptwriter.
“Asif Khan's well-written play draws the audience in with this charming adventurous tale, both children and adults alike will be captivated by this heart-warming story.” - West End Best Friend