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Phone: 020-7439 1456
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Direct
Voice Quality:Warm


Shamia is making her RSC debut in Tamburlaine and Tartuffe in their 2018/2019 Swan season. Shamia has also recently become a published writer. Her play 'Burkas and Bacon Butties' was selected by Nick Hern Books to for publication as a part of the 2018 Vaults Anthology.

Television Stage Commercial Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2017, Television, Amanda Jacobs, Eastenders, BBC, Jennie Darnell
2015, Television, Layla, LAW AND ORDER UK - 'Customs', Kudos, Joss Agnew
2015, Television, Layla, Crescent Moon - Industry Reading, SKY / Company Pictures, Nas Sadoughi
2013, Television, Undercover actress, Anti-Social Network, Channel 4/Gravity Road, Iain Wimbush
2018, Stage, Zainab, Tartuffe, Royal Shakespeare Company, Iqbal Khan
2018, Stage, Natolian messenger/Persian courtier, Tamburlaine, Royal Shakespeare Company, Michael Boyd
2018, Stage, Shazia, Burkas and Bacon Butties, Tara Finney Productions - THE VAULTS, Sarah Henley/Sarah Butcher
2016, Stage, Last Thursday- The Verbatim Project, Prime Theatre Company- The Wyvern Theatre, Sarah Butcher
2015, Stage, Sona, Mother Light - Workshop, The Kevin Spacey Foundation Fund, Matt Wilde
2015, Stage, Mary, Dissolution - Workshop, Theatre 503, Chris Hallam
2014, Stage, Jam Sponge Comedy, Broadcasting Bites, Leicester square Theatre, Sarah Henley
2013, Stage, Preya, Alcohol City Lights And Slow Songs, The Bush, Madani Younis, Omar Elerian
2013, Stage, Meg, From Where I'm Standing, :DELIRIUM:/Edinburgh Underbelly, Jamie Jackson
2013, Stage, Meg (lead), FROM WHERE I'M STANDING, :DELIRIUM:/Pegasus Theatre, Jamie Jackson, Oliver Kaderbhai
2013, Stage, Narrator, Little Red Riding Headscarf, Equal Writes, The Tristan Bates Theatre, Amanda Castro
2013, Stage, Various, Bakerloo Bites, Jam Sponge comedy, The Leicester Square Theatre, Sarah Henley
2012, Stage, Israa, It was Not So, Ugly Sister Productions,Southwark Playhouse/Arcola, Chris Rolls
2012, Stage, Various Roles, Bench Bites Comedy Sketch Show, Jam Sponge, Leicester Square Theatre, Mark Leeson
2012, Stage, Suzie, No One Writes Them Like That Anymore, The London Short Film Festival, Poppy Corbett
2011, Stage, Fareiba, Go To Your God Like A Soldier, Edinburgh Underbelly, Oliver Kaderbhai
2011, Stage, Fareiba, Go to Your God Like A Soldier, Old Vic Tunnels, Oliver Kaderbhai
2010, Stage, Jodie, The Apologies, The Lost Theatre 5 minute Festival, Sarah Henley
2009, Stage, Tina/Berta, Getting Out, The Giant Olive, Francis Watson/Gillian Foley
2009, Stage, Khadija, Khadija's 18th, Hackney Empire, Tim Stark
2006, Stage, Mary, Messiah, Arts Educational, Gary Sefton
2016, Commercial, Presenter, Next Up Comedy Trailer- Green Screen, NEXT UP, Dan Berg
2016, Commercial, Lab Technician/Featured, Samsung, 1stAveMachine London, Asif Mian & Bob Partington
2016, Commercial, Myself, TK Maxx Treatmill, Viral, Tim Newton
2013, Commercial, Camilla, Playstation, Cloud Burst Productions, Robert Panners
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Shazia, Burkas and Bacon Butties, Shoreditch Town Hall, Sarah Butcher
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Chandra, Deborah's Children, The Park Theatre, Glynn Steele
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Seren, Tree, Idris Elba/Green Door Pictures, Sarah Henley
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Research and Development, From Where I'm Standing, :DELIRIUM: The Tabernacle, Karl O'Sullivan
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Mai, Middle England, Royal Court Young Writers/4 Short Theatre, Poppy Corbett
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Jodie, Concrete Duvet, The Tristan Bates Theatre, Mark Leeson
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Sophie, Hinterlands, The Soho Theatre, Tanja Pagnuco
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Miss Gina, Service Industry, Theatre 503, Francis Watson
Further Credits
2018, Corporate, Anna, Yodel Internal Filming, Extended Mind/Take Cover Films, Andrew Nolan
2018, Corporate, Sarah, Thames Water Internal Film, Dramanon, Simon Massey
2018, Corporate, Seema, 5 Chairs Programme, Pukka Films, Paul Katis
2016, Voice Over, The Binaural Narrator, Forced to Flee, Save the Children, Sarah Butcher
2015, Workshop, Asa, The Windvale Sprites R&D, The Arts Depot, Rob Watt
2015, Corporate, Haifa, Sadara - GAME ON, Attic Media, Doug Ray
2015, Multimedia, Saudi Business Woman, Bahrain Film Awards-Green Screen, The Edge Picture, Richard Cromby
2013, Corporate, Naomi Fletcher, BGTVP, BDA Creative/Tom Woods, Taratoa Stoppard
2012, Short Film, Paramedic, Z1, NFTS, Gabriel Gauchet
2012, Event, Compere, Hide And Seek's Big Weekender, Royal Festival Hall
2012, Interactive Video, Presenter, In The Zone, BBC, Sean Canning
2012, Workshop, Research and Development, The Old Vic Tunnels, DELIRIUM, Anthony Attah
2011, Workshop, Coming Up 2012, Channel4/Touchpaper, John Chapman


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Arab, Cockney, Lancashire, London*, Northern
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
(* = highly skilled)
Football, Horse-riding, Running, Stage Combat*, Swimming


Arts Educational Schools London-BA Hons Acting