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2 Futura House, 169 Grange Road, London SE1 3BN
Phone: 020-7237 3523
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:28 - 35 years
Appearance:White, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Nationality:British, Jordanian
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Earthy
Voice Quality:Velvety


Lara is currently filming 'Doctors' for the BBC.

Stage Television Radio Workshop Audio Film Short Film Video Game Voice Over Comedy
2019, Stage, Jumana, The Abyss (Rehearsed Reading), Royal Court/Edinburgh International Festival, Aisha Khan
2018, Stage, Reem, The Palestinian in the Basement is on Fire, Pint-Sized, Chris Yarnell
2018, Stage, Various, Semites, Arsalan Sattari Productions, Shir J Freibach
2017, Stage, Various, Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere, Young Vic, David Lan
2016, Stage, Zarlasht Halaimzai/Female Student, Another World - Losing Our Children to Islamic State, National Theatre, Nicholas Kent
2016, Stage, Anne/Ana/Aminah, Oil, Almeida Theatre, Carrie Cracknell
2015, Stage, Naomi, A is for Ali, Turner Theatre, Jonny Kelly
2015, Stage, Woman 3, Nahda, Sandpit Productions, Bush Theatre, Sean Turner
2014, Stage, Myself, Jordanian Dirty Laundry, Nabil Sawalha Comedy Group, Nabil Sawalha
2013, Stage, Various Arab Women, Return, 3fates, National Theatre Studio, Poonam Brah
2013, Stage, Amina Arraf, Sour Lips, Paper Tiger, Oval Theatre, Omar El-Khairy
2013, Stage, Rachel/Nadia, Tunnel, Sandpit Productions, Tanushka Marah
2012, Stage, Michelline, Rest Upon The Wind, AM Productions, Tanushka Marah
2011, Stage, Woman, Memoirs of Solitude, Joyce Raie
2010, Stage, Prisoner, Prisons, Physical Theatre Group, Majd Al Qassas
2009, Stage, Jamilah, Petra Rocks The Musical, Petra Rocks Group, Lena Al Tal
2006, Stage, Noran, Breaking News - Parallel, Collective Work at Theatre503, Jennie Scott
2019, Television, PC Jasmine Dajani (10 eps), Doctors, BBC Television, Nimer Rashed
2017, Television, Various, Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere, Young Vic for BBC 2, David Lan & Tim Van Someren
2017, Television, Fida Hamad, Casualty (2 episodes), BBC Television, Steve Brett
2019, Radio, Yana (2 eps), A Run in the Park, BBC Northern Ireland, Michael Shannon
2019, Radio, Wafa & Essi, Lullaby, Afonica for BBC Radio 4, Nicolas Jackson
2018, Radio, Lina Mahmoud, A Tale of Two Cities, Goldhawk Productions for BBC, Polly Thomas
2018, Radio, Sara Khan & others, My Son The Doctor, BBC Radio, Jonquil Panting
2017, Radio, Hind, The Cultural Frontline Birth: Syria, BBC World Service, Lucy Collingwood
2017, Radio, Amanthi & Company, Tumanbay (Series 2), Goldhawk Productions/ BBC Radio 4 Drama, John Dryden/Emma Hearn
2017, Radio, Nephthys Sha’arawi, Tommies, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2017, Radio, Mariam/Mary/Samaritan Woman, The Devil's Passion, BBC Radio 3, Jonquil Panting
2017, Radio, Asya, The Bastard of Istanbul, BBC Radio 4, Nicolas Jackson
2017, Radio, Roween, The Samaritan's Secret, BBC Radio 4, Mary Peate
2019, Workshop, Salwa, Two Palestians Go Dogging, Royal Court Theatre, Omar Elerian
2019, Workshop, Various, Chronicles of a City We Never Knew, Gate Theatre, Diyan Zora
2019, Workshop, Maya, You Bury Me, Royal Shakespeare Company, Sophie Moniram
2019, Workshop, Asha & Layla, Bricks, The Old Vic, Sarah Meadows
2019, Workshop, Arab Woman/Chorus, A Museum in Baghdad, Royal Shakespeare Company, Erica Whyman
2016, Workshop, Various, Pericles, National Theatre Studio, Richard Twyman
2019, Audio, Aya, No Ballet Shoes in Syria, Strathmore Publishing, Elspeth McPherson
2018, Audio, Female Narrator, I am Heathcliff, ID Audio, Kate Mosse
2018, Audio, The Undertaker, The 9-Chambered Heart, ID Audio, Janice Pariat
2018, Audio, Narrator, The Map of Salt and Stars, ID Audio, Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
2017, Audio, Narrator, Salafi Jihadism - The History of an Idea by Shiraz Maher, Audible, Adam Bromley
2016, Audio, Farida Khalaf, The Girl Who Beat Isis, Penguin Random House, Fionnulala Barrett
2016, Feature Film, Afreen, Roads to Olympia, Beacon Revolt, Ramazan Nanayev
2012, Feature Film, Alia, 45 Minutes to Ramallah, Brave New Work, Ali Samadi Ahadi
2011, Feature Film, Salma, The Last Friday, Royal Film commission - Jordan, Yehya Abdullah
2010, Feature Film, Sumaya, High Heels, Independent, Fadi Haddad
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Mona, Ya’aburnee, NFTS, Riffy Ahmed
2017, Short Film, Hajar, Promise, Reel Issues Films, Nev Pierce
2015, Short Film, Rosa, The Parrot, Monokel Films, Darin Saallam
2015, Short Film, Lara, Why Are You Standing So Far Away, London Film, Remi Itani
2013, Short Film, Woman in Elevator, The Masseuse, Doghouse Media Productions, Mark Adderley
Video Game
2019, Video Game, Radeyah & Dancer, Seawolf, SIDE, Various
2019, Video Game, Yasmin Chabani, Amnesia II, SIDE, Various
2019, Video Game, Dr Laia Alami, Relicta, SIDE, Jon Ashley
2018, Video Game, Natakas, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Ubisoft/Side UK, Jonathan Dumont & Sophie Ann Rooney
2018, Video Game, Female freedom fighter, Insurgency: Sandstorm, New World Interactive/Side UK, Justin Villiers
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Various Characters, Disney's Aladdin, Pinewood Studios, Guy Ritchie
2014, Voice Over, Woman, Nayomi Social Media Turnaround (campaign fit for a Princess), Kiwi Productions
2013, Comedy, Various Roles, Mensaf Trail from the Parliament to the ICU, Nabil Sawalha Comedy Group, Nabil Sawalha
2012, Comedy, Various Roles, Bath Bayakha, Bath Bayakha, Tamer Naber
2012, Comedy, Various Roles, Streets of laughter, Comedy Central Arabia - Lemon Tree Productions, Qais Elias
2009, Comedy, Comedian, Dirty Laundry, Nabil Sawalha Comedy Group, Nabil Sawalha


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Arab*, English-Standard, French, London, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic*, English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballroom Dancing, Belly Dancing, Cha Cha, Charleston, Flamenco, Foxtrot, Jazz Dancing, Jive, Merengue, Period Dancing, Polka, Salsa Dancing, Tango, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Books, BASSC-Rapier/Dagger/Unarmed (distinction), Comedy, Physical Theatre, Radio Drama, Role Play, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Camel-riding, Football, Stage Combat, Swimming*, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Production Assistant (experienced)


BA Hons Acting - Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts