Ayad was sole writer and co-creator of the multi award-winning BBC 5 Live/BBC Sounds podcast docu-drama series THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY – ALI V FRAZIER. Winner of a Gold ARIA at this year’s Audio and Radio Industry Awards, the series has charted in over 80 countries (#1 in 16) and won four New York Festivals Radio Awards as well as bronze at this year’s British Podcast Awards. He’s also written for TALES FROM MALORY TOWERS – SPORTS DAY (CBBC/King Bert Productions) and two series of Wondery Media’s BUSINESS MOVERS strand – GEORGE LUCAS: CREATING A HOLLYWOOD EMPIRE and THE HP SPYING SCANDAL. Ayad’s first full-length play, TERP, was a winning finalist in the Theatre 503 International Playwriting Prize, and he has gone on to have success in a number of competitions, including the BBC Writersroom Drama Room, the FrightFest horror film festival (New Blood Class of 2022), and most recently the BBC Writersroom Pilot Scheme 2022 – for which he has partnered with Dancing Ledge Productions for his script commission.
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