BALVINDER SOPAL

BALVINDER SOPAL by Chris Baker
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EOC MANAGEMENT
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
E-mail: eocmanagement@gmail.com
WWW: www.eoc-management.co.uk
Location:London/Leeds
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:8st. 5lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:29 - 40 years
Appearance:Asian, Indian, Pakistani
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Smooth
  

Credits:

Stage Television Radio Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
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Stage
2018, Stage, Sue, Delete, Rada Festival, Imogen Butler-Cole
2018, Stage, Mrs Caldwell, The Thing That Came to Dinner, Unseen Hour, James Carney
2017, Stage, Amina, Denise, Amanda, PARTITION, West Yorkshire Playhouse/BBC Radio Leeds, Stephan Escreet
2017, Stage, Mum/Samaritan/Ensemble, RUNNING WILD, Firey Angel/Chichester Festival Theatre, Timothy Shearder/Dale Rooks
2016, Stage, Cosima Trevison, SLEEPLESS, Analogue/Staastheatre Mainz/Shoreditch Town Hall, Hanah Barker
2016, Stage, Salma/Debbie, STOWAWAY, Analogue, Hannah Barker/Lewis Hertherington
2015, Stage, The Daughter, THE EDGE, Transport Theatre, Douglas Rintoul
2015, Stage, Reet, STORM IN A CHAI CUP, Phizzical Theatre, Sundeep Singh Maan/Steve Nijjar
2015, Stage, Lata, THE DERANGED MARRIAGE, Pravesh Kumar
2014, Stage, Daadi, HOME SWEET HOME, Freedom Studios, Tom Wright
2013, Stage, Sufiya, OUR GLASS HOUSE, Commonwealth Theatre/Tobacco Factory, Evie Manning and Rhiannon White
2014, Stage, Salma/Debbie, STOWAWAY, Analogue, Hannah Barker/Lewis Hetherington
2013, Stage, The Snow Queen, THE SNOW QUEEN, Trestle Theatre
2012, Stage, Snow Queen/Goddess, THE SNOW QUEEN, Trestle Theatre, Rosamunde Hutt
2011, Stage, Masi Ji, BEHNA, Kali Theatre Company, Janet Steel
2010, Stage, Mukti, THE TALES OF THE HARROW ROAD, Soho Theatre and Cockpit Theatre, Suzanne Gorman
2010, Stage, Servant/Zainab, THE HOUSE OF BILQUIS BIBI, Tamasha, Kristine Landon-Smith
2010, Stage, Various (Documentary Verbatim Theatre), COUNTED? A Play about British Democracy, Look Left Look Right Theatre, Mimi Poskitt/Ben Freedman
2009, Stage, Annie, TABLE MANNERS, Dick & Lottie, John Cotgrave
2008, Stage, Mariam, MELA, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Alex Chisholm
2008, Stage, Various Characters, BEAST MARKET, Chol Theatre, Andrew Loretto
2006, Stage, Ginny, RELATIVELY SPEAKING, Dick & Lottie, John Cotgrave
2004, Stage, Evelyn, ABSENT FRIENDS, Dick & Lottie, John Cotgrave
2001, Stage, Bhelua, THE BEAUTIFUL VIOLIN, Peshkar Productions, Iain Bloomfield
Television
2018, Television, DC Khan, EMMERDALE, ITV Studios, Clive Arnold
2018, Television, Liz Social worker, HOLLYOAKS, Lime Productions, Ade Bean
2018, Television, Liz Social Worker, HOLLYOAKS, Lime Pictures, Sarmad Masud
2017, Television, Mumtaz, CALL THE MIDWIFE, BBC, Rebecca Johnson
2017, Television, Aafiyah Choudray, DOCTORS, BBC, Gary Williams
2017, Television, PC Marks (Returning Character), CORONATION STREET, ITV Studios
2016, Television, DC Khan, EMMERDALE, ITV Studios, Simon Ferguson
2014, Television, DC Graves, EMMERDALE, ITV Yorkshire, Tim O'Mara
2013, Television, PC Marks, CORONATION STREET, ITV, John Anderson/Brett Fallis
2009, Television, Doctor, WATERLOO ROAD 5, Shed Productions for BBC, Jon Sen
2009, Television, Detainee's Wife, FIVE DAYS 2, BBC1 Television, Toby Haines
2009, Television, Ms Khan (Legal Aid Solicitor), EMMERDALE, ITV Yorkshire, Michael Lacey
2008, Television, Sofia, COMING UP - ADHA CUP, IWC Media, Sarmud Masud
2007, Television, Fatima, BAFTA Award Winning WHITE GIRL, Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd, Hettie MacDonald
2005, Television, Dr Ali, ANATOMY OF A CRIME, BBC Television, Steph Atkinson
2002, Television, Reena, KIDHAAR!, BBC Television, Kate Rowland
Radio
2017, Radio, Storyteller, Dukelele (10 part series), Cbeebies Radio, Robert Rigby
2017, Radio, Amina, Amanda, Denise, Partition, BBC Radio Leeds/West Yorkshire Playhouse, Stefan Escreet
2016, Radio, Mariyam, Coming Home Together/Children of the Somme, BBC Radio Leeds, Nick Ahad
2015, Radio, Mum, Granny Anne's Joke World (10 part series), Ceebeebies, Johnathan Mayo
2015, Radio, Zarlakta, Everyday Stories of Afghan Folk (Forth Series), Radio 4/Above the Title, Liz Rigby
2014, Radio, Zarlakta, Everyday Stories of Afghan Folk (Third Series), Radio 4/Above the Title, Liz Rigby
2013, Radio, Zarlakta, Everyday Stories of Afghan Folk (Second Series), Radio 4/Above the Title, Liz Rigby
2012, Radio, Zarlakta, Everyday Stories of Afghan Folk, BBC Radio 4/Above the Title, Liz Rigby
2011, Radio, DI Shah, A NURSERY TALE, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2011, Radio, Maya, THE WILD NEIGHBOUR AND THE WILLING COWARD, BBC World Service, Marion Nancarrow
2011, Radio, Aisha Cerfeira, BRIEF LIVES, BBC Manchester Radio 4, Gary Brown
2010, Radio, Mrs Khan, MARKET: CASTAWAY, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2010, Radio, Rani, WE'RE NOT GETTING MARRIED, BBC Asian Network, James Peries
2010, Radio, Pushpa, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, BBC World Service, Marion Nancarrow
2010, Radio, Teacher, END OF THE WORLD, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
2010, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, Nazreen Ahmed/Kim Greengrass
2009, Radio, Shopkeeper Mrs Gill, ANTI MACASSARS AND YLANG YLANG CONDITIONER, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2009, Radio, Shazia and Woman, THE PROSPECT 2, BBC Radio 4, Pauline Harris
2009, Radio, Voice Over, Woman's Hour - "THE LOVE ASHANA", BBC Radio 4, Helen Lee/Kate Lowe
2009, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, James Peries
2008, Radio, Chloe & Mandy, THE CHILD IN TIME, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2008, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, Nazreen Ahmed/Kim Greengrass
2007, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, Nazreen Ahmed/Nayla Ahmed
2006, Radio, Voice Over, PLAYING WITH FIRE, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2006, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, James Peries
2005, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, James Peries
2004, Radio, Simran Kaur (Regular Character), SILVER STREET, BBC Asian Network, Deborah Sathe
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Tamasha New Comedy Scratch Night, Tamasha, Balisha Karra
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Loyalty and Dissent, Tamasha, Anthony Simpson-Pike
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Mum/Kat, Tamasha Comedy Scratch Night, Tamasha, Poonam Brah
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Various, The Deported/Faded, Kali Theatre, Janet Steal
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Mina/Krishnaveni/Mrs Shah, Talkback 13, Kali Theatre, Rosamunde Hutt/Kate Chapman
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Sarah, New Britain, Freedom Studios, Svetlana Dimcovic
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Alan Ayckbourn Plays, Dick & Lottie/Stephen Joesph Theatre, John Cotgrave
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Rehearsed Readings about Mental Health, North West Playwrights/Kali Theatre, Justine Potter
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Peshkar Write House writers festival, Peshkar/Oldham Coliseum, Jim Johnson/Nick Ahad
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Verbally Challenged, Contact Theatre, Chris Wright
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Pantomime Characters, Verbally Challenged, Contact Theatre, Rachel Morris
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Verbally Challenged, Contact Theatre, Various Directors
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Min/Jane, Live and Direct, Contact Theatre, Various
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Flip The Script, Contact Theatre Manchester, Annie George
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Rani Malhotra, Chocolate Pudding and Jesus Christ, Oldham Coliseum, Joyce Brannagh
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Saba, On The East Side, Oldham Coliesum, Kevin Shaw
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Anna, Antelopes, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Alex Chisholm
2004, Rehearsed Reading, Ayesaha, The Secret, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Nadia Molinari
Further Credits
2018, Site Specific, Tara Riju, No Exit, NGY Productions/Edinburgh, Nathan Gael York
2018, Site Specific, Jaipreet/Philida/Narrator, Three, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Alex Ferris
2014, Commercial, Party Mum, Rubicon Commercial, Rubicon, Menhaj Huda
2013, Feature Film, Jas's Girlfriend, Honeycomb Lodge, Lesley Manning
2012, Role Play, Various, PKF - Managing Expectations., Theatre &, Brett Marshall
2012, Role Play, Various, L and Q Housing Project, Theatre &, Brett Marshall
2011, Feature Film, Laxmi Khan, Naachle London, Aviary Films, Neville Raschid

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Asian, Birmingham, Cockney, Essex, Indian, London, Manchester, Northern, Pakistani, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Hindi*, Punjabi*, Urdu*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics*, Ballroom Dancing, Bhangra Dance, Cha Cha, Rumba, Salsa Dancing
Performance:Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Radio Drama, Role Play, Street Theatre, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Bowling, Camel-riding, Cricket, Hula Hooping, Pilates, Tai Chi, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Chess, Cooking/Baking, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Knitting, Life Modelling, Puppetry