RHÎAN MCLEAN by Darren Bell
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31 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8DH
Phone: 01282 707968
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 11lb. (56kg)
Playing Age:28 - 38 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

Rhîan can soon be seen in The Kite Runner, touring the UK from February - July 2020. "It is most compelling when it is at its most direct and simple. Nowhere is it more searing than in Aisha’s (Rhîan McLean) devastating monologue" Spring Reign Lyn Gardner The Guardian

Stage Television Commercial Short Film Site Specific Workshop
2020, Stage, Pomegranate Woman, Ensemble, U/s Soraya, THE KITE RUNNER, UK Productions (UK Tour), Giles Croft
2019, Stage, Lead/Ensemble, TABBYMCTAT, Freckle Productions (UK Tour), Bobby Delaney
2019, Stage, Player, Semites, R&D Arsalan Productions, Daniel Goldman
2018, Stage, Sybil Fawlty, FAULTY TOWERS, ITI (Adelaide Fringe Festival/Sydney Opera House), Alison Pollard-Mansergh
2017, Stage, Aisha (Lead/Ensemble), SPRING REIGN, Lowry Studio/National Tour, Benedict Power
2017, Stage, Bianca, TAMING OF THE SHREW, TNT/ADG (European Tour), Paul Stebbings
2016, Stage, Bianca, TAMING OF THE SHREW, TNT/ADG Europe (South East Asia Tour), Paul Stebbings
2016, Stage, Gina Day (Lead/Ensemble), SUITABLE FOR SHOPWORK, Worcester Rep, The Swan Theatre, Chris Jaeger
2016, Stage, Adriana, COMEDY OF ERRORS, International Shakespeare Festival, Romania, Ben Humphrey
2015, Stage, Mum & Ensemble, ROSIE'S MAGIC HORSE, Peaceful Lion Productions (UKTour), Ollie Fielding
2015, Stage, Storyteller / Ensemble, C'TAIT LA NUIT, GreenHouse Theatre Project (Edinburgh Fringe), Emily Adams
2015, Stage, Adriana, COMEDY OF ERRORS, Worcester Repertory Theatre, Ben Humphrey
2015, Stage, Aisha (Lead/Ensemble), SPRING REIGN, The Lowry, Benedict Power
2015, Stage, Nurse/Woman/Schoolgirl/Ensemble, DON JUAN; AFTER THE WAR, Greenhouse Theatre Project (USA), Elizabeth Braaten Palmieri
2014, Stage, Mama Margret (Lead), DON BOSCO; A MAGIC SAINT, RISE Theatre, Charley Pinfold
2014, Stage, Titania/Hippolyta, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Worcester Repertory Theatre, Chris Jaeger
2014, Stage, Natasha, THREE SISTERS, Greenhouse Theatre Project (USA), Carrie Winship
Stage, Catherine Mompesson (Lead/Ensemble), A Different Drum National Re-tour, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Paul Burbridge
Stage, Red Queen, Alice. An Extraordinary Adventure, Heartbreak Productions, Peter Mimmack
Stage, Catherine Mompesson (Lead/Ensemble), A Different Drum National Tour, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Paul Burbridge
Stage, Anastasia (Lead/Ensemble), Monsieur De Coubertin's Magnificent Opymplic Feat, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Paul Burbridge
Stage, Eva Rosen (Ensemble), The Interview; Story of the Holocaust, Bradford Playhouse, Jayson Bartlett
Stage, Alena/Tobit (Lead/Ensemble), Salaam Bethlehem National Tour, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Paul Burbridge
Stage, Blodwen (Lead), Christmas Presence International Tour, Lacey Theatre Company, Steve Stickley
Stage, Lead/Ensemble, The Word On The Street National Tour, Lacey Theatre Company, Rob Lacey
Stage, Lead/Ensemble, Looking For The Liberator, Lacey Theatre Company, Abby Guinness
Television, Woman in queue, Time of Your Life; Live from BBC Television Centre, Gecko Theatre, Amit Lahav
2016, Commercial, Woman in couple, DFS, Outsider, Pedro Romhanyi
2015, Commercial, Girl in restaurant, Macdonalds. The Proposal, Independent, Gary Freedman
Short Film
2014, Short Film, Detective 1, The Protagonist, Pinky Productions, Xandy Sahala
2011, Short Film, Young Woman, The Returned, Equinox Productions, Simon Halligan
Site Specific
2015, Site Specific, Dream Host, Shrek's Adventure to Santa, Dreamworks
2014, Workshop, Education Practioner, Globe Live, The Globe Theatre
2017, Workshop, Venue Director, Shakespeare Schools Festival, Shakespeare Schools Festival


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Birmingham, Durham, English-Standard, Greek, Israeli, Middle Eastern, Northern, RP, Spanish, Welsh-Northern, Welsh-Southern*, Welsh-Standard, Welsh-West
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic, English, Welsh
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ballad, Choral Singing, Clog Dancing*, Dance (general), Drums-Djembe, Folk Dancing*, Folk Singing, Harmony Singing, Mezzo-Soprano, National Dancing*, Period Dancing, Recorder, Sight-Reading
Performance:Actor-Singer, BADC Standard, Children's Theatre, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Repertory, Story Telling, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Hockey (field), Horse-jumping, Horse-riding, Skiing, Stage Combat
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Animal Handling, Barista (experienced), Bartender, Carer (trained), Cow Milking (by hand), DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Farm Skills, Improvisation, Puppetry, Story Telling, TEFL Tutor, Waiting Staff (experience), Workshop Leader (Acting)
Vocal Range:Belt to F5


Rhîan speaks conversational WELSH & ARABIC.

BA Hons Acting Birmingham School of Acting

Gecko Theatre Intensive Programme: with Amit Lahav

KneeHigh Professional Residency: with Mike Shepherd