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MERYL FERNANDES by Claire Newman-Williams
Photo: Claire Newman-Williams


Spotlight Actresses 2013/2014

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5th Floor, Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP
Phone: 020-7393 4400
Fax: 020-7393 4401
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:7st. 2lb. (45kg)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:Indian, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly


Just finished playing the role of 'Platinum Sue' in 'Tanzi Libre' (Trafford Tanzi) at the Southwark Playhouse

Television Stage Musical Internet Workshop Radio Short Film
2012, Television, Afia (regular), Eastenders, BBC Television, Various Directors
2011, Television, Afia (regular), Eastenders, BBC Television, Various Directors
2010, Television, Afia (regular), Eastenders , BBC Television, Gwennan Sage/Rebecca Gatward/Lance Kneeshaw
2009, Television, Afia, Eastenders (5 Eps), BBC Television, Michael Owen Morris/Peter Rose
2008, Television, Roxy, Minder, Talkback Thames, David Innes Edwards
2008, Television, Jasmin, Clone, Roughtcut/BBC Three, Rob Schiller
2008, Television, Amber Selway, Demons, Shine/ITV 1, Tom Harper
2007, Television, Head Girl, Doctor Who, BBC Television, Douglas McKinnon
2007, Television, Sara, Dis/Connected, Shine/BBC Three, Tom Harper
2006, Television, Flower Girl, It's Now or Never, ITV
1995, Television, Schoolgirl, A Small Addition, BBC Television
1993, Television, Schoolgirl, Eastenders, BBC Television
2013, Television, Khali, Doctors, BBC, Gary Williams
2013, Stage, Platinum Sue, Tanzi Libre (Trafford Tanzi), Southwark Playhouse, Ellie Jones
2007, Stage, Ensemble, U/S Harriet, The Man of Mode, National Theatre , Nicholas Hytner
2007, Stage, Clerk/Nurse, U/S Little Girl, A Matter Of Life and Death, National Theatre , Emma Rice
2007, Stage, The Samaritan, A Small Town Anywhere, National Theatre Studio, Tassos Stevens
2007, Stage, Deborah Smith, Who Aksed you?, Arcola Theatre, John Terry
2006, Stage, Jindan (Lead), The Lion Of Punjab, Waterman Studios, Darren Mc'illroy
2003, Stage, Sleeping Beauty, Sleeping Beauty, Brick Lane Music Hall, Vincent H
2005, Musical, U/S Anjuli (Lead)/ Ensemble, The Far Pavilions, Shaftesbury Theatre, Gale Edwards
1996, Musical, Workhouse Girl (1995-1996), Oliver!, London Palladium / Cameron Mackintosh, Sam Mendes
2009, Internet, Jot, Living with the Infidels (5 Eps), Filmscribe, Aasaf Ainapore
2008, Workshop, Zelina, Workshop of Don John, Kneehigh Theatre/ RSC, Emma Rice
2013, Radio, Guest Hosted on Weekend Breakfast Shows, Radio 1 and Radio 1 xtra, BBC
Short Film
2010, Short Film, Amisha (lead), Ashes, Sonia Castang


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Essex, Indian*, Liverpool, London*, Northern, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
Performance:Musical Comedy, Singer-Professional
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Ice Skating, RollerSkating, Running, Swimming
Other Skills:Improvisation