CHETNA PANDYA by Kevin Murphy
Photo: Kevin Murphy
Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London EC1V 2NX
Phone: 020 3488 6960
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Phone: 020 3582 9367
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:9st. 10lb. (62kg)
Playing Age:29 - 40 years
Appearance:Indian, Mixed Race, Pakistani
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Earthy
Voice Quality:Husky

About me:

Chetna recently filmed 'The Trouble with Maggie Cole' (ITV) playing Carol Tomlin opposite Dawn French, directed by Ben Gregor. Chetna also features in 'This Way Up', by Aisling Bea for Merman Productions and 'Feel Good', a new series by Mae Martin, Objective productions. Chetna was nominated for Best Theatre Actress at the Eastern Eye Arts & Culture Award 2018 for her role of Priya in 'Of Kith & Kin' at The Bush Theatre.

Television Film Stage Radio Voice Over Rehearsed Reading Workshop Commercial Further Credits
2019, Television, Carol Tomlin, The Trouble with Maggie Cole, ITV/Genial productions, Ben Gregor
2019, Television, Joyce, Feel Good, Objective Productions, Ally Pankiw
2019, Television, Seema, This Way Up, C4/Hulu, Alex Winckler
2018, Television, Raheela, Hounslow Girls, BBC Three & CPL, Nida Manzoor
2018, Television, Liz, NICOLA, C4, Dominic Savage
2018, Television, Yusra Duncan, Cuckoo 5, Roughcut / BBC, Ben Gregor
2018, Television, Liana Blackwood, The A List, BBC, Dan Berlinka
2017, Television, Natalie Zafira, Doctors, BBC, Nimer Rashed
2016, Television, Ravinda Srinnath, Holby City, BBC, Toby Frow
2016, Television, Mrs Lawson, Motherland, BBC/Delightful Industries, Graham Linehan
2016, Television, Chief, Aliens, E4/ Clerkenwell films, Jonathan Van Tulleken / Lawrence Gough
2014, Television, DI Gale, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Clive Arnold
2014, Television, Nurse Harman, The Wrong Mans 2, BBC, Jim Field Smith
2014, Television, DI Gale, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Ian White
2014, Television, Woman 2, Count Arthur Strong, Retort TV, Graham Linehan
2014, Television, Zainab Choudry, Doctors, BBC, Niall Fraser
2013, Television, Kate Khan, Toast of London, Objective Productions, Michael Cumming
2013, Television, Jo Wright (semi reg), Line of Duty 2, World Productions/BBC, Douglas Mackinnon/Daniel Nettheim
2012, Television, Journalist, The Thick Of It, BBC, Billy Sneddon
2011, Television, Malaika Gaunt, Black Mirror: The National Anthem, Zeppetron/C4, Otto Bathurst
2011, Television, Rani Murad (semi reg), Casualty, BBC Television, Various Directors
2010, Television, Mariam, Hens!, Sky Arts Playhouse Live, Peter Gill
2009, Television, Doctor, Identity, ITV, Brendan Maher
2007, Television, Amina Akram, Holby Blue, BBC Television, Barnaby Southcombe
2005, Television, Fan, Broken News, BBC Television, John Morton
2005, Television, Nurse, Green Wing, C4/Talkback, Tristram Shapeero
2005, Television, Nurse, The Worst Week Of My lIfe, Hat Trick/BBC 1 Television, Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni
2004, Television, Nita Parish, Doctors, BBC 1 Television, Ariyon Bakare
2004, Television, Dipti Mayo, New Tricks, BBC/Wall to Wall, Juliet May
2004, Television, Surindher Patel, The Message - Pilot, BBC Television, Johnny Daukes
2018, Feature Film, PC Julia Saluja, The Banana Dream, Magicaboom, Ed Morris
2015, Feature Film, Doctor, Thea, Little House Productions, Nirpal Bhogal
2012, Feature Film, Lizzie, Down Dog, Overhang Productions, Andres Dussan
2010, Film, Reporter, Ra. One, Red Chillies Entertainment, Anubhav Sinha
2010, Film, Barbara Jones/Surita Bhogaita, A Disappearing Number, NT Live/Complicite, Simon McBurney
2009, Film, Petra Polic, Undercover, Orchard Productions, Gavin Knight
2017, Stage, Priya Frederick, Of Kith & Kin, Bush Theatre / Sheffield Crucible, Rob Hastie
2012, Stage, Margaret & Understudy Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, RSC, Iqbal Khan
2011, Stage, Soriya, The Westbridge, Royal Court, Clint Dyer
2010, Stage, Barbara Jones/Surita Bhogita, A Disappearing Number, Complicite, Simon McBurney
2010, Stage, Mariam, Hens!, Riverside Studios, Peter Gill
2010, Stage, Tarlochan, Behud, Soho Theatre/Belgrade Theatre, Lisa Goldman
2009, Stage, Dinarzad/Parizade, Arabian Nights, RSC, Dominic Cooke
2009, Stage, Tarlochan, Behhudth, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Lisa Goldman
2009, Stage, Imen/Genevieve, Paris Calling, National Theatre, Marianne Badrichani
2009, Stage, Nazia, Shades, Royal Court, Nina Raine
2009, Stage, Sameena, The Spiral, Royal Court, Dominic Cooke
2009, Stage, Woman, This Is A Play, Soho Theatre, Esther Richardson
2008, Stage, Surita Bhogaita/Barbara Jones, A Disappearing Number (International Tour), Complicite, Simon McBurney
2007, Stage, A Disappearing Number, Complicite, Simon McBurney
2006, Stage, Deema, Deadeye, Kali Theatre Company, Janet Steel
2005, Stage, Molly Jenkins + Ensemble, Coram Boy, National Theatre-Olivier, Melly Still
2005, Stage, Dominique Du Monaco, Lucky Stiff, Lucky Stuff Productions-New Wimbledon Studios, Suzy Catliff
2004, Stage, Juliet, Romeo & Juliet, Changeling Theatre Company, Rob Forknall
2004, Stage, Lucio, Measure For Measure, Mountview, Paul Clements
2020, Radio, Reader, Subjunctive Moods, BBC Radio 4 Extra, Jeremy Osborne
2020, Radio, Mother/Gerta/Frau Weber, Schreber, BBC Radio 3, Polly Thomas
2019, Radio, Dr Paulina Mendez, Body Horror, BBC Radio 4, Toby Swift
2019, Radio, Reader, Table Manners, Radio 4 Extra, Jeremy Osborne
2019, Radio, Dr Bansri Shukla, 8.99, BBC Radio, Rebecca Ripley
2019, Radio, Caroline/Ramila/Aruna, This is our country now too: VIJAY, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2019, Radio, GG, 7-5-0-0, BBC Radio 4, Emma Harding
2018, Radio, Various readings, Natural Histories, BBC Radio 4
2018, Radio, Neha, The One Who Wrote Destiny, BBC Book at Bedtime, Mair Bosworth
2018, Radio, Nora, Home Front, BBC Radio 4, Jessica Dromgoole
2017, Radio, Captain True, Elsinore, BBC Radio 4, Sasha Yevtushenko
2017, Radio, Lulu Duxford, The Archers, BBC Radio 4, Marina Caldarone
2017, Radio, Dee, The Mermaids Tears, BBC Radio / BBC Taster, Jessica Mitic
2017, Radio, Sandra White, The Lambeth Waltz, BBC Radio, David Hunter
2017, Radio, Countess Gemini, The Portrait Of A Lady, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
2017, Radio, Lulu Duxford, The Archers, BBC Radio, Peter Leslie Wild
2017, Radio, Dora Lipski, Blood & Milk, BBC Radio 4, Marc Beeby
2017, Radio, Mary Pereira, Midnight's Children, BBC Radio 4, Emma Harding/Tracey Neale
2017, Radio, Shireen, Culture, BBC Radio 4, Sally Avens
2017, Radio, Carol, Slipping Through Time, BBC Radio 4, Tracey Neale
2017, Radio, Judge, Hard Stop, BBC Radio 4, Eoin O'Callaghan
2017, Radio, Dr Aasmah Siddiqui, Resistance, BBC Radio 4, Sue Roberts
2017, Radio, Voice Of God, Herald Of Disaster, BBC Radio 4, Toby Swift
2017, Radio, Mabel Thatcher, Home Front, BBC Radio 4, Allegra McIlroy/Jessica Dromgoole
2016, Radio, Rukhsana, The Home and the World, BBC Radio 3, Nadia Molinari
2016, Radio, A'isha Cowan, Blood Culture, Resonance FM, Lance Dann
2016, Radio, Various readings, Something Understood, BBC Radio 4/Whistledown Studios, Rosie Boulton
2014, Radio, Various readings, Something Understood, BBC Radio 4, Ruth Abrahams
2014, Radio, Various readings, Something Understood, BBC Radio 4, Rosie Boulton
2014, Radio, Sarah, When The Night Has No Right To Be King, Radio 3 Afternoon Drama, Nadia Molinari
2008, Radio, Barbara Jones/Surita & Ensemble, A Disappearing Number, BBC Radio 3, Simon McBurney
2007, Radio, Safieh, Bora Bistra, BBC Radio 3, Shabina Aslaam
2003, Radio, Rebecca, Bitter Fruits of Palestine, Mountview, Richard Morris
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Royal Horticultural Society, Global Radio, Simon Forster
2018, Voice Over, Giada’s Holiday Handbook, DISCOVERY, Meriem Adib
2018, Voice Over, First Time Flippers, HG TV, Scripps Network
2018, Voice Over, Iridia & Shaman Ghoul, Mutant Year Zero, Pitstop Productions, Josh Weeden
2017, Voice Over, Even Better Than The Real Thing, BBC, Maisie Maguire
2016, Voice Over, HG TV, Scripps Network, Steve Ashby
2016, Voice Over, HG TV Promo, Scripps Network, Steve Ashby
2013, Voice Over, Mother, Power Games, Altered Skin, Shane Shambhu
2011, Voice Over, GE Healthcare, Pink Banana Studios, Naa Wallace-Davies
2011, Voice Over, Various Roles, Can we talk about this?, DV8 Physical Theatre, Lloyd Newson
2009, Voice Over, Indian Business Women, EDB Bahrain, Partizan/M& C Saatchi, Toby Macdonald
2009, Voice Over, Various, Sacred Election, Radio 4/CultureWise, Mukti Jain Campion
Rehearsed Reading
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Priya, Of Kith & Kin, Bush Theatre, Rob Hastie
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Anita Mukerjee, Guess who's coming to tea, Sphinx theatre company/Hampstead Theatre, Pooja Ghai
2015, Rehearsed Reading, #ReGeneration, Outspoken Arts
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Anita Mukerjee, Guess who's coming to tea, Theatre Royal Stratford East - studio, Pooja Ghai
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Dr Gupta, Mother India, Theatre Royal Haymarket/Off west End, Chris White
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Dr Gupta, Mother India, New Diorama Theatre, Chris White
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Nitika, Bollywood Rose, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Dawn Reid
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Annie, Pereira's Bakery at 76 Chapel road, Royal Court, Caroline Steinbeis
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Gillie, Mahua, Royal Court, Caitlin McLeod
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Azadeh, Kabadi Kabadi Kabadi, Pursue by Bear, Helena Bell
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Soriya, SW11, Royal Court, Clint Dyer
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Soriya, SW11, National Theatre/Alfred Fagan Award, Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Gina, A Day At The Racists, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Lisa Goldman
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Tarlochan Grewal, Behhudth (Beyond Belief), National theatre Studios, Lisa Goldman
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Tarlochan, Behhudth (Beyond Belief), Theatre Royal Stratford East, Lisa Goldman
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Rani, Jesus Christ and Chocolate Pudding, Kali Theatre Company, Poonam Brah
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Future Perfect, Paines Plough/ Shakesphere's Globe, Che Walker/Roxanna Silbert
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Sabrina, Unheard Voices, Royal Court, Lucy Dunkerley
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Charlie, How the Rapist was born, Soho Theatre/Kali theatre company, Poonam Brah
2005, Rehearsed Reading, Shanaz, Hurting Too Much, Kali Theatre Company, Pia Furtado
2005, Rehearsed Reading, Rehka, Krishna's Tea Party, Kali Theatre Company, Elizabeth Freestone
2005, Rehearsed Reading, Louise, Rubiks Cube, Kali Theatre Company, Pia Furtado
2005, Rehearsed Reading, Sharan, Shame On You, Kali Theatre Company, Sayan Kent
2005, Rehearsed Reading, Chandni, Zameen, Kali Theatre Company, Janet Steel
2016, Workshop, Dr Gupta, Mother India, Tamasha, Katie Posner
2014, Workshop, Imrana/Reema, Zar Zar Zameen, Ice & Fire, Irina Brown
2014, Workshop, Various, Ghost Trains, Kali Theatre Company, Trilby James
2013, Workshop, Saamiya/Zadie, INFIDEL The Musical, David Baddiel/Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2012, Workshop, Saamiya/Uzma/Zadie, The Infidel - The Musical, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Michael Buffong
2012, Workshop, Much Ado About Nothing, RSC, Iqbal Khan
2012, Workshop, The Art of Dying, Ice & Fire, Douglas Rintol
2018, Commercial, Fun Run, Google G-Pay, Google, Joe Wilson
2011, Commercial, Baileys, Crossroads, Jorn Haagan
2009, Commercial, Indian business woman, EDB Bahrain, Partizan/M& C Saatchi, Toby Macdonald
2006, Commercial, Taxi Lady, Walkers Crisps, 'Slice of Life', Nice Shirt Films, Jon Hollis
2000, Commercial, Artist/Model, Signposts & Stings, Flextech TV--Trouble, Tracey Cooley & Scott Rawsthorne
1999, Commercial, Artist/Model, Millennium Promo, Flextech TV-Trouble, Karen Parr
Further Credits
2019, Animation, Narrator, Brave Bunnies, Glowberry, Tracey Nampala
2019, Video Game, Goblin Commentator, Project Drachenfels, Pitstop Productions, Josh Weeden
2018, PC Gaming, Various, Project Gustav, Pitstop Productions
2018, Video Game, Various, Project Gustav, Pitstop Productions
2004, Musical, Dominique Du Monaco, Lucky Stiff, Mountview, Suzy Catliff
2000, Musical, Chorus, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Centre Stage, Amanda Noar


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard, Indian, Liverpool, London*, Northern, RP, Russian, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Gujarati*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics*, Alto*, Jive*, Period Dancing*, Salsa Dancing*, Tango*
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Physical Theatre, TV Presenting
(* = highly skilled)
RollerSkating*, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Artistic Director, DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Director, Drama Coach (professional), Improvisation, Producer (professional), Workshop Leader (Acting)


Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Skilled at Merengue, Charleston, Slow Waltz, Two Step, Schottische, Mazurka, Polka (UKA Award - Honours at Gold). Also skilled at Bombay accent and Southall Accent.