JUMAAN ZIZZARI by Claire Newman-Williams
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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:8st. (51kg)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Latin American
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Breathy
Voice Character:Natural


2019 Jumaan will be working alongside Vanessa Redgrave in a WWII feature. 2017 MOTHER which Jumaan wrote, produced & starred in with Miriam Margolyes has been successful at festivals, including BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival, where it was also chosen as 1 of only 5 films to be part of it's 2017 UK film tour: www.asff.co.uk/asff-film-tour. Jumaan was also nominated for Best Actor Award at The St Albans Film Festival, July 2017. In 2016 the film won the Judges' Vote & Audience Choice Award at the Women's Voices Now Festival:https://vimeo.com/173978280

Television Film Short Film Stage Further Credits
Television, Mehak Farhat, Doctors, BBC, Piotr Szkopiak
Television, Waitress, Comedy Cuts, ITV - Granada
Television, Hepshepsut, Queen Nefitari, Harem Girl, Egypt - Channel 5 & National Geographic Channel, Atlantic Productions, Dan Oliver & Anthony Geffen
Television, Lara, London Isn't Waiting, Good4Me Productions, Tova Leigh
2019, Feature Film, Alice, Le Cineaste - A Director's Journey, MR Productions, Manlio Roseano
2018, Feature Film, Sylvana, Red Gold, Dissent Projects Ltd, Carlo Nero
Feature Film, Young woman, The Have-Nots, Una Film, Florain Hoffmeister
Feature Film, Police woman, The Weekend, Running Films, Sheridan de Myers
Feature Film, Dancing girl, The Grind, Dangerous Productions Ltd.
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Azhara, The Smell of Petrol, Branko Tomovic, Branko Tomovic
Short Film, Lara Aponte, Mother, Marc Hardman
Short Film, Zahida, Alia, Zucca Films, Claire Dix
Short Film, Sharmila, Non Resident, B3 Media, Tanika Gupta/Gurchetan Singh
Short Film, Catherine, Concrete Skin, Leo Horsfield, Leo Horsfield
Stage, The Protestor & Waiting for Barack O, Razor Sharp, Sandpit Arts, Malu Halasa
Stage, Briseis, This Flesh is Mine, Border Crossings with Ashtar Theatre, Michael Walling
Stage, Mariam, The Container by Clare Bayley, Welsh Refugee Council/Chapter Theatre- Cardiff, Bridget Keehan
Stage, Storyteller, Xenia, Calia, Odessa, Pamela, The Long Way Home, Eastern Angles Spring Tour, Naomi Jones
Stage, Juliet, The Reluctant Muse - Anne Hathaway, Stratford Circus, Rob Jackson
Stage, Sevgi, Crime and Punishment in Dalston, The Pleasance Theatre: New Directors' Season, Samuel Webb
Further Credits
2017, Radio, Shahla, Love Is Not New In This Country, BBC Radio 3 & Reduced Listening, Jeremy Mortimer
Radio, Narrator, A Bedtime Story for Eid by Zaher Omareen, The Waters Company for BBC Radio 4, Jilll Waters
Radio, Salwa, The Reluctant Spy, BBC Radio 4 (Goldhawk Productions), John Dryden
Ident, Woman, Grand National - BBC, Red Bee Media Limited BBC
Music Video, Lead Girl - Isabel, Two Hands, Panacea Productions, Nour Wazzi
Music Video, Wife, Days Like These, Lucky Coin Films, Marc Hardman
Music Video, Lead girl, Waiting for the Night, LV & Joshua Idehen/Clouded Division, Simon Lane


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Arab*, Cockney, English-Standard*, Indian, Italian, London*, Middle Eastern*, RP*, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic, Dari, English*, Italian, Pashto
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Drama, Commedia Dell'Arte, Green Screen/Chroma Key, Live Roleplay, Mask, Outdoor Performances, Role Play, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Fencing, Horse-riding, Running, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Cooking/Baking, Filmmaker, Improvisation, Interpreter, IT Literate, Narration, Puppetry, Story Telling, TEFL Tutor, Writer


Jumaan trained extensively with Gary Condes and Sam Rumbelow over many years.

She has also taken part in many other workshops in different techniques and with renown teachers.

Bristol University - Italian & Theatre