Lolita Chakrabarti is a British actress and writer who has worked extensively on stage and screen. Her most recent theatre credits includeThe Great Game, Afghanistanfor The Tricycle,Last Seen - Joyfor the Almeida,Free Outgoingfor the Royal Court andJohn Gabriel Borkmanfor the Donmar Warehouse. Her screen credits includeVera,Outnumbered,Hustle,Extras,Christmas Special,Holby City,Silent Witness,Amnesia,William and Mary,Fortysomething,Bodies, andForgiven. She also played WPC Jamila Blake in the long running ITV dramaThe Bill. Writing credits includeThe Goddess for Woman's Houron BBC Radio 4,Faith, Hope and Blue Charity, also on BBC Radio 4 andLast Seen - Joyfor Slung Low and the Almeida. In 2012, herRed Velvetwas the first play performed under the Tricycle's new artistic director Indhu Rubasingham.