Itab Azzam was born in Sweida, Syria, and moved to the UK in 2011. An award-winning filmmaker and theatre producer, she was part of the team behind BBC Four's Syrian School and one of the producers of the Peabody and BAFTA-winning documentary series Exodus: Our Journey to Europe. She produced independent films including Queens of Syria and theatrical productions with refugees including Antigone of Syria. She lives in London.
Dina Mousawi began a career in the arts at the age of ten. Her extensive work in theatre has taken her on national and international tours across Europe, America, and the Middle East. After working on Antigone of Syria in 2014, Dina went on to produce and direct Terrestrial Journeys, a theatre piece devised with Syrian women living in Beirut's refugee camps. She now works at Complicite theatre company, and lives in London.