Emi Howell - A Playwright for Social Change

Emi Howell is a film and theatre producer who is using her unique talents to make a positive difference in the world. Her current play, Nazanin's Story, follows the unfolding events of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British/Iranian national. In April 2016, Nazanin and her infant daughter flew to Iran to visit her family. When she tried to return home, she was detained at the airport in Tehran and put in prison for allegedly "plotting to topple the Iranian government." Her daughter remains in Iran. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, remains in England and is working to free her. 

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