SHANIKA OCEAN by Paul Licorish
Photo: Paul Licorish
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Phone: 07494 069752
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Playing Age:20 - 30 years
Appearance:Black-Caribbean, African-American, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly


Shanika is currently filming for series 23 of BBC’s Silent Witness, where she will be playing DC Anna Gilchrist. She also recently wrapped filming for Season 3 of the Hulu Exclusive "Harlots", starring Liv Tyler, where she will appear as one of Harriet's girls. Personal Website:

Television Short Film Film Internet Commercial Corporate Stage Radio
Television, DC Annie Gilchrist, Silent Witness (S23), BBC, Julia Ford
Television, Harriet's Girl, Harlots, HULU/Monumental Pictures, Robin Sheppard
Television, Chanica, The Capture, BBC/ NBCUniversal International, Ben Channan
Television, Receptionist, A Confession, Urban Myth Films, ITV, Paul Andrew Williams
Television, Melanie, Death on the Tyne, Shiny Button, Ed Bye
Television, Ella, T-Boy Show, MTA Productions, Andrew Osayemi and Debra Odutuyo
Television, Herself, Gareth Malone's Great Choir Reunion, BBC2 - TwentyTwenty, Chi Ukairo
Television, TV Presenter, Unplugged, OH TV, Vidal Juba
Television, Herself, Gareth Malone's The Choir Series 1, BBC2 - TwentyTwenty, Ludo Graham
Short Film
Short Film, Rochelle, Blue Magic, Ashleigh Jadee
Short Film, Lucy Lovett, But She Is My Student, Winters Archer Productions, Nathan Hannawin
Short Film, Shidaya, After The Fire, Flying Elephant Films, Murali Nair
Short Film, Jean, Digital Love, USC, Neil Cerullo
Short Film, Shea, Do Us Part, Rashad Scroggins
Short Film, Miss Sesay - Primary School Teacher, My Father Is A Hero, Angeles Media, Daud Wuriee
Feature Film, Hot Girl 1, The Weekend Movie, Running Films, Kojo Akoto / Sheridan Myers
Internet, Girl Guide Leader, Girlguiding Volunteering, Full Fat Films/ LGE Productions, Tom Gorst
Internet, Miss Ellis, BBC Bitesize Myth Busters, Particle Productions, Harriet Cartledge
Internet, Fruit Head Dancer, Juice Plus Lift Promo, Ambanja Films, Michael Jackson
Internet, Maya, Jazzie's Barbershop, Unidays, Jazzie Zonzolo
Internet, Hero, Winter Wonderland Promo, Close Up Productions, Robert McCourt
Internet, Olivia, Rosewood London Hotel, Beautiful Destinations, Sage Stephens
Internet, Jenny, Technogym Excite, Nuffield Health, Adam Palmer
Internet, Presenter, SBTV Comedy, SBTV, Jamal Edwards
Commercial, Crew Captain Katherine, Play Cosmo - Out of this world, Fetch, Lexi Kiddo
Commercial, HERO, Bremont, NFTS, Arnold Voysey
Corporate, Jasmine, A Customer Journey, Liquid Productions, Andrew Maclean
Corporate, Route Manager, Molly Maid Cleaning Training Film, Ideal Insight
Corporate, Bank Manager, Acca Interactive, Quarantine Productions
Corporate, Bank Clerk, Santander FFC Line Managers, Media Zoo
Corporate, Hero, Hammerson Frictionless Shopping, Cheerful Twentyfirst, Oliver Gold
Stage, Aaliyah, Carless, Identity Drama School, Femi Oguns
Stage, Ashley, Totally Over You, Identity Drama School, Femi Oguns
Stage, Chorus, Pirates of Penzance, Beck Theatre
Radio, Presenter, Capital Xtra, Global Entertainment


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-African American, American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Birmingham, Caribbean, Cockney, English-Standard, Essex, Jamaican, Liverpool, London, Luton, Manchester, Nigerian, West Indies
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Lyric soprano, Pop Singing, R & B Singing, Reggae Singing, Singing (general), Soprano
Performance:Actor-Singer, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy Improv, Green Screen, Presenting, Professional Singer, Radio Presenting, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Bowling, Cycling, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Netball, RollerSkating, Running, Swimming, Trampoline, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Cooking/Baking, Event Host (experienced), Improvisation


Identity Drama School, London

The Groundlings - Basic Improv, Los Angeles

Phaedra Harris Audition Lab, Los Angeles

BTEC National Diploma in Performance, Richmond Upon Thames College, London

Sharon Harris Drama School, London

B.A.M.E TV Presenter Course, Pinewood Studios, London