Spotlight: DAVINA COLE


DAVINA COLE by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:27 - 37 years
Appearance:Black-African, Black-Caribbean
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Low

About me:

Davina will performing an excerpt of her award winning one woman show 'All the Colours' at the National Theatre Studios on 3rd November 2017. She featured in short film “Visitors” which won an award at the Unchosen Modern Slavery Short Film festival judged by Ken Loach and has also been nominated for various other awards She also featured in film ‘Thoughts Alone’ which was shown on sky and nominated for best film at Cinema London Film Festival.

Stage Short Film Corporate Television Commercial Further Credits
2017, Stage, Josie/Historian, Juniper Manor, Gingerline, Lauren Partridge
2017, Stage, Ensemble, The Interrogation of Sandra Bland, Artistic Directors of the Future at the Bush, Omar Elerian
2017, Stage, Martine, Aid Memoir, Sheer Height Theatre at Jermyn Street Theatre, Rob Ellis
2017, Stage, Mayvee, Fort Huachuca, Next Up Talent at Raindance, Mona Khalil
2016, Stage, Salimatu (various other roles), All the Colours - V Arts Show, Visceral Creative at Courtyard Theatre, Miranda Cromwell
2016, Stage, Ife, As Long As You're of African Heritage you're an African, British Black Music at Brady Arts, Kwaku
2016, Stage, Various, Define, Sheer Height Theatre, Charlie Ely
2016, Stage, Salimatu (various other roles), All the Colours, Artistic Directors of the Future - Bush Theatre, Miranda Cromwell
2016, Stage, Sarah, Dance with Me, Angelica - Theatre Royal Stratford East, Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor & Rikki Beadle-Blair
2015, Stage, Salimatu (other roles), All the Colours, Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, Kandace Caine
2014, Stage, Mrs Kitumba, Propaganda, Faith Drama, Kamari Romeo
2014, Stage, Clytemnestra, Iphigeneia at Aulis, WAC Theatre, Che Walker
2014, Stage, Linda, Always a Bridesmaid, Writers Avenue at Soho Theatre, Hannah Tottenham
2014, Stage, Salimatu (other roles), All the Colours, Theatre Collection at Lord Stanley Theatre, Kandace Caine
2014, Stage, Clare, Drama in Utopia Land, Almeida Theatre, Chris Lawson
2012, Stage, Mami Sanami, Wilberforce Bell, Kabaslot Theatre at Catford Broadway Theatre, Dwight Short
2011, Stage, Narrator, The Wright Brothers, Opus Dreams Entertainment at Lost Theatre, Tyrone Lee-Davis
2010, Stage, Mary Seacole/ Bell, Find your Own Way/ Calling for Change, Tell Tarra, Vernon Douglas
2010, Stage, Ebony, Women on Wine, Insite Productions at Above the Stag Theatre, Rodney V Williams
2009, Stage, Delilah McAndrew, 1867, Palladini Productions at Brockley Jack Theatre, Rodney V Williams
2009, Stage, Grace, Protection, LAW at Cockpit Theatre, John Melainey
2007, Stage, Elana, The Dreamer, ACS at Greenwood Theatre, Miofa Ngoke
2007, Stage, Norma, Sleeping Dogs, The Agency, Kate Lock
2007, Stage, Various roles, Short Plays, Theatre & Ltd, Slim Parry
2006, Stage, Jane, Infidelities, Criterion Theatre, Michael Vivian
2006, Stage, Orange woman and Pert, Man Of Mode, Mountview Theatre, Greg De Polnay
2006, Stage, Carlie, Ask For The Moon, Mountview Theatre at New Players Theatre, Mike Burnside
2006, Stage, Hero, Much Ado About Nothing, Mountview Theatre, Christine Kimberly
2006, Stage, Olga, The Three Sisters, Mountview Theatre, Phil Weaver
2005, Stage, Mary Mother, The Mysteries, Mountview Theatre, Tom Husinger
2005, Stage, Tituba, Crucible, Morley Theatre, Tamara Hinchco
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Friend, The Friend - Book Trailer, Progress Films, Heeva Hamed
2017, Short Film, Mother, Please Don't Cut the Flowers, Cathie Sutton
2016, Short Film, Oda, Visitors, Lumino Films, Jane Sanger
2016, Short Film, Medical Consultant, Thoughts Alone, TD Gabrielle, Namure
2016, Short Film, Violet, Black is the Colour, NGO Produtions, Valery Akpojiyowi
2015, Short Film, Mack, Face Placers, Jonandnath, Jon Levene & Nathan Lang
2014, Short Film, Donna, Sinister Ministers: Collared (Pushia), Firecraker Films - US Discovery ID Channel, James Cookson
2013, Short Film, Paula (Waitress), Magda’s Lesbian Love, Sword of the Spirit, Elizabeth F Obisanya
2011, Short Film, Claudia, Memoirs, Bashford Twins Films, Kyle and Liam Bashford
2011, Short Film, Sandra, Therapy Session, Insite Productions, Rodney V Williams
2011, Short Film, Soalaih Ez, When Soukhina Disappeared, POK Productions, Francoise Ellong
2011, Short Film, Woman, Easels, Kingston Films, Caleb Davis
2011, Short Film, News Reader, Cyborg Ninja, Copper Key Productions, Simon Gedney
2011, Short Film, Nurse, Friend, Westminister Productions, Tom O'Dwyer
2010, Short Film, Mary, The Disturbed, African Film Tour UK, Christian Ashaiku
2009, Short Film, Mrs Armitage, Dismissed, TVU, Nesrin Depsen
2008, Short Film, Gloria, Something about Gloria, Theatre & Ltd, Slim Parry
2008, Short Film, Sarah, 2 Minutes to Live, Bashford Twins Films, Kyle and Liam Bashford
2007, Short Film, Faye, The Portrait, Bashford Twins Films, Christopher Reidy
2007, Short Film, Mary Matthews, Closing Speech, Reigate Media, Birdy Heywood
2007, Short Film, Dreamer, Jump, Theatre Intent, Will Rowsey
2006, Short Film, Gail, Flights of Frankie, Mountview, Mark Street
2012, Corporate, Role- Player Various Roles, Medical Role Play, Interact, Interact
2009, Corporate, Jo Davies, HM Prison Croydon, Acting Solutions Corporate Role Play
2017, Television, Keke, TV Footballers, Allick Productions on Sky, Matthew Allick
2012, Commercial, Barclays Customer, Barclays - Becoming The Go-To Bank, BDA Creative, Tom Meakins
2010, Commercial, Nurse, Election Uncovered, Channel 4 Television, James Berridge
2006, Commercial, Political supporter, Smack, Shelter and You Tube, Armando Iannucci
Further Credits
2017, Site Specific, Immersive Actor, Secret Brunch - The Anniversary, A Brands, Romy Newman
2016, Radio, Aminata, 492 Korna Klub, Noh Budget Films on Galaxy FM Radio, Tony Cealy
2015, Still Photography, Model, I-D Magazine, Muna Hassan, Taran Wilkhu
2014, Radio, Salimatu, All the Colours, Galaxy FM, Sheik Kamara
2011, Documentary, Presenter, The life of an Actor, Insite Productions, Rodney V Williams
2009, Voice Over, Messages on Hold, PSA, The Message Group, Angelina Vasudevan
2017, Music Video, Mother, Wish Me Well - Huncho feat Bush, Gerssis David


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, African-West, American-African American, American-New York, American-Southern States, Caribbean, Cockney, Jamaican, London*, Nigerian, Northern, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Krio
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Traditional, Alto, Blues, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dancing, R & B Singing, Street Dance
Performance:Actor-Singer, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Basketball, Bowling, Netball, Pool, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Postgraduate in Acting at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Davina was nominated for the ‘Best Actress’ award – 7th International One man show Solo Festival 2014. She was also a finalist at the 22nd Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival 2015.