ZOE IQBAL by John Nichols
Photo: John Nichols
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6 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA
Phone: 020 3696 0015
Mobile: 07595 592649
E-mail: polly@pollysagency.co.uk
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Location:Manchester, Lancashire
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Appearance:Asian, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Enthusiastic


Zoe recently appeared as Aunty Zehra in Series 2 of Ackley Bridge for Channel 4. Episode 9 can be seen here https://www.channel4.com/programmes/ackley-bridge/on-demand/66974-009

Stage Television Film Corporate Radio Further Credits
2017, Stage, Maudie/Vet, Harvest, New Perspectives Theatre company, Jack McNamara
2016, Stage, Aisha, Party Animals, JB SHORTS, James Quinn
2013, Stage, Louisa, The welcome party, Contact Compacts, Contact Theatre, Megan Griffiths
2012, Stage, Abby, Goldfish, 24:7 Theatre Festival, Darren RL Gordon
2011, Stage, Shelly, Domestic Bliss, Knowles Productions, Matthew Gould
2009, Stage, Romaine Patterson (various), Epilogue-A world premier. Part 2 of The Laramie Project, Hope theatre Company, Lowry Studio, Adam Zane
2009, Stage, Doll, The 10-10 shift, The Lowry Studio, Spark plug productions,, Darren R L Gordon
2008, Stage, Various roles written and performed, Sketch and Sniff comedy sketch show, Dancehouse theatre, Sketch and sniff, various
2007, Stage, Salma, 24 Hour City, Royal Exchange Studio theatre, Muslim Jewish youth theatre, Janine Walters
2007, Stage, Various, Comedy Mouthwash - a comedy sketchshow, Real Life Theatre, Trevor Suthers
2007, Stage, Sameena, Days After, No Attitude theatre company, Taurus, Helen Parry
2006, Stage, Terry, Extremities, Sparkling Productions, Taurus Bar, Darren Gordon
2006, Stage, Romaine Patterson/Zubaida Ula, The Laramie Project, Hope Theatre Company, Studio Salford, Adam Zane
2005, Stage, The Maniac, Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, AspectsTheatre company, Rhiannon Kemp
2004, Stage, Les, East, Aspects, Ben Maxfield
2001, Stage, Dorothy, Stepping Out, Shena Simon Players, Geoff Steer
2000, Stage, Legend Of The Curse, Agamemnon, Shena Simon Players, Robert Clement Evans
1998, Stage, Alice, Daisy Pulls It Off, Trafford Youth Theatre, Garth Jones
1997, Stage, Miss Hannigan, Annie, Flixton High School, Elaine Entwistle
2018, Television, Aunty Zehra, Ackley Bridge, The Forge (Channel 4), Penny Woolcock
2016, Television, Lollypop lady, Car Share, BBC 1, Peter Kay
2016, Television, Zoe, The Luisa Omielan show, King Bert Productions ITV2, Christopher Sweeney
2015, Television, Rosie, The Dumping Ground, CBBC, Noreen Kershaw
2014, Television, police woman, All at sea, CBBC, Paul Riordan
2013, Television, Mrs Kay, Peter Kay's Sit Down Challenge for Comic Relief, Lion Eyes/BBC Television, Peter Kay
2012, Television, Nurse, Coronation Street, ITV Granada Television, Dominic Leclerk
2010, Television, Monica the flower girl, Lunch Monkeys, Chanel K BBC3, Matt Holt
2009, Television, Gemma, Scallywagga, BBC Comedy North, David Sant
2008, Television, Autograph Girl, The Gemma Factor, Freeform productions BBC3, Ben Gregor
2007, Television, Nicky, Torn up tales, Hat Trick productions BBC 3, Julian Lloyd Butler
2003, Television, Meena, Blue Murder (Series 2 Episode 2), Granada Television, Pip Broughton
2003, Television, Student, Suspicion, Yorkshire Television, Jamie Payne
2016, Feature Film, Fiza, Finding Fatima, British Muslim TV, Oz Arshad
2009, Film, Janine, The Good North, The Good north, Jonathan Entwistle
2008, Film, Juliet, All day breakfast, London Film School, Julian Kerridge
2008, Film, Jo, Here Today Gone Tommorow, The Putty In Your Hands, Richard Lawman
2006, Feature Film, Zoe, Lookin' For Lucky, Albino Injun Productions, Joe O'Byrne
2002, Corporate, Girl, Smart Risk, Faye Gibson
2016, Radio, Court magistrate and various, Barbara Nice-The Trial, BBC 2, Rebecca Papworth
2016, Radio, Sameerah, Brief Lives, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2016, Radio, Clara, Sex, Blood and Money by Emile Zola, BBC Radio 4, Kirsty Williams
2015, Radio, Chelsea/Computer voice/various, The Dad Who Fell To Earth, BBC Radio 4, Charlotte Riches
2014, Radio, Aisha, Jihad, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2011, Radio, Nurse, Dragonfly, BBC Radio 4, Susan Roberts
2010, Radio, Famida, Adolf was my sweetheart, Baloonhead productions, Matthew Gould
2010, Radio, Co-presenter, Gaydio 88.4fm, Gaydio, Chris Holliday
Further Credits
2018, Cruise, Various, Ghosts on Board/ Magic show (Puppet show), Viking Line/Russ Brown Magic, Lindsay Thompson /Russell Brown/Gay Ljunberg
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Sarah, Stop hurting our NHS, Peoples Assembly, Noreen Kershaw
2016, Writing, Zoe, The Luisa Omielan show, King Bert Productions ITV2, Christopher Sweeney
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Various, A&E, Ian Townsend
2014, Comedy, various, Urmston Unusuals Sketch show, Urmston Unusuals, Micheal Jacob
2014, Rehearsed Reading, various, BBC writersroom comedy cuts, BBC comedy north, Noreen Kershaw
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Amber, Welcome home, BBC, Jim Poyser
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Gul Makai, Fare, Northwest Playwrites, Chris Bridgeman
2012, Comedy, various, Sketch and the City, Cofilmic, Michael Jacobs
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Various, The Enough Project, Bradford Theate In the Mill, Tom Hogan
2010, Comedy, Jo, Here Today Gone Tomorrow-taster, Putty in your hands, Richard Lawman
2010, Comedy, Life Coach, The W.A.R.T show, Peter Slater & Lee Fenwick, Various
2008, Short Film, scally, Gerry from Berry-Taster, Baby Cow Productions-Manchester, Gill Isles


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Birmingham, Indian, London, Manchester*, Northern*, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Belly Dancing, Bhangra Dance, Contemporary Dance, Flute, Mezzo-Soprano, Tap
Performance:Comedy, TV Presenting, Voice Over
Other Skills:Improvisation, Narration, Puppetry-Hand


Salford University - BA (Hons) Performing Arts

Vernon Acting Method - Acting to Camera - 2006

MTM School of Television, Film & Dram - Darren Gordon - 2001-2003

Manchester School of Acting

ComedySportz-improvisation training at the Comedy store, in manchester

Script writing and stand up- Her indoors Comedy course, manchester

Philippe Gaulier Bouffon/clowning workshop