Spotlight: RIANA DUCE


RIANA DUCE by Tony Blake
Photo: Tony Blake
Phone: 07931 513223
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Playing Age:18 - 30 years
Appearance:Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Enthusiastic

About me:

Riana stars as Avalon in ‘The Good Book’ for Slung Low, available online:

She also recently shot short film ‘Ally’ for Sheffield Theatres, available at

Stage Television Short Film Commercial Further Credits
2020, Stage, All, Rapunzel by Mike Kenny (abridged, one-woman version), Tutti Frutti and Wrongsemble, Elvi Piper
2019, Stage, Ella, Cinderella: A Fairytale by Sally Cookson, The Dukes Lancaster, Sarah Punshon
2019, Stage, Lois, The D Road by Deborah McAndrew, Claybody Theatre, Conrad Nelson
2019, Stage, Lilian Bader, Unsung by Lisa Holdsworth (UK Tour), Unsung Collective, Elvi Piper
2018, Stage, Olivia, Twelfth Night (Musical, Open Air), Front Room Productions, Olivia Race
2018, Stage, Asha, Handlooms by Rani Moorthy, Contact Manchester and Rasa Productions, Alan Lane
2017, Stage, Elderberry, Squirrel, and Patricia the Owl, Crumble's Search for Christmas, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Robert Alan Evans
2017, Stage, Sophia, MeetCute by Furquan Akhtar, Slung Low Shorts, James Rastall
2017, Stage, The Artful Dodger/Rose, Oliver Twist, Front Room Productions, Olivia Race and Sam McKay
2016, Stage, Rachel/Ensemble, Leeds Lads, Red Ladder Theatre Company, Rod Dixon
2020, Television, Sonographer, Emmerdale, ITV, Suri Krishnamma
2020, Television, Young Carer, The Search, UFA Fiction, Till Franzen
2019, Television, Presenter, BBC Bitesize English (14 films total), Brickwall, Alex Walker
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Avalon (Lead), The Good Book by James Phillips, Slung Low, Brett Chapman and Alan Lane
2020, Short Film, Ally, Ally by Laura Lindsay, Sheffield Theatres, John Rwoth-Omack
2020, Short Film, Voice 1, Burberry Inspire, Burberry and Leeds Playhouse, Alexander Ferris
2020, Short Film, Flo, FLOMO by Zara Nunn, Joyce Branagh
2018, Commercial, Mum, British Red Cross - Power of Kindness, Creature of London, Rocky Morton
2017, Commercial, Daughter, Featured Role, Emmerdale Studio Experience, Think Make Create, Andrea Kapos & Jacquie Beaumont
2017, Commercial, College Student, Featured Role, North Yorkshire Council Community Travel, Create Studios, Gurchetan Singh
Further Credits
2020, Radio, Jenna, Episode 4, The Call, Claybody Theatre, Stefan Escreet
2020, Audio, Cheerful, Insulted. Belarus(sia) by Andrei Kureichik, Slung Low, James Blakey
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various, RIFT Festival New Writing Shorts, Leeds Playhouse and University of Leeds, Nickie Miles-Wildin
2019, Animation, Jalal/Sam, BBC Bitesize Films, Brickwall, Ben Pelhan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Bradford*, Caribbean, Cockney, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Lancashire, Leeds*, London, Manchester, Northern*, RP, Scottish-Standard, West Indies, Yorkshire*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Alto, Choral Singing, Contemporary Singing, Dance (general), Harmony Singing, Pop Singing, Singing (general)
Performance:Children's Theatre, Comedy, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Promenade Theatre, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Singer-Professional, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over
Other Skills:Devising, Improvisation, Puppetry, Workshop Leader
Presenting:Education, Youth & Children


David Johnson Drama, 2016 - 2018

University of York, BA Writing, Directing and Performance, 3 years, 2011 - 2014