DARREN KUPPAN by Michael Carlo
Photo: Michael Carlo
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2 Futura House, 169 Grange Road, London SE1 3BN
Phone: 020-7237 3523
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. 6lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:22 - 32 years
Appearance:Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Nationality:British, Indian
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Direct
Voice Quality:Strong

Currently appearing:

Recently returned from Canada performing with Why Not Theatre Company playing Duryodhana in Mahabharata.

Stage Television Film Radio Short Film Workshop
2019, Stage, Paul, UNDER THREE MOONS (UK Tour), Box Of Tricks Theatre, Adam Quayle
2019, Stage, Fix, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Leeds Playhouse (Rep Ensemble), Alexander Ferris
2019, Stage, Rosencrantz, HAMLET, Leeds Playhouse (Rep Ensemble), Amy Leach
2018, Stage, Bob Cratchit, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Leeds Playhouse (Rep Ensemble), Amy Leach
2018, Stage, Morocco, EUROPE, Leeds Playhouse (Rep Ensemble), James Brining
2018, Stage, Brink/ Skin Lad, ROAD, Leeds Playhouse (Rep Ensemble), Amy Leach
2018, Stage, Bitzer/Mr Harthouse, HARD TIMES, Northern Broadsides, Conrad Nelson
2017, Stage, Ranjit/Rajpal/Salim, PARTITION, West Yorkshire Playhouse/BBC Radio Leeds, Stefan Escreet
2017, Stage, Babur, GUARDS AT THE TAJ, The Bush Theatre, Jamie Lloyd
2016, Stage, Boatswain/ Adrian, THE TEMPEST, The Globe, Dominic Dromgoole
2015, Stage, Arviragus, CYMBELINE, The Globe, Sam Yates
2015, Stage, Ram (lead), CAST THE LIGHT, Walk The Plank, Nick Clarke
2015, Stage, Maneer Khan, EAST IS EAST, UK Tour, Sam Yates
2014, Stage, Maneer Khan, EAST IS EAST, Trafalgar Studios, Sam Yates
2014, Stage, Frank Armitage (lead), AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK, Northern Broadsides, Barrie Rutter
2014, Stage, Mr Heron/Tariq/Gan, DUCK, Z-Arts, Julia Samuels
2013, Stage, Rizla, MELODY LOSES HER MOJO, 20 Stories High, Keith Saha
2013, Stage, Ali (lead), ENGLAND STREET, Oxford Playhouse, Rosy Banham
2013, Stage, Amrik (lead), THE BRIDGE, Freedom Studios, Tom Wright
2012, Stage, Messenger/Claudio us & numerous performances, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, RSC, Iqbal Khan
2012, Stage, Dev, WE LOVE YOU CITY REVIVAL, Belgrade/Talking Birds, Paul Warwick
2011, Stage, Wemick, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, ETT/Watford Palace, Nikolai Foster
2010, Stage, Teenage Scrooge, CHRISTMAS CAROL, Library Theatre, Rachel O Riordan
2010, Stage, Dev, WE LOVE YOU CITY, Belgrade/Talking Birds, Paul Warwick
2010, Stage, Atul Dutt (lead), RAFTA RAFTA, Bolton Octagon/New Vic Stoke, Iqbal Khan
2009, Stage, Aladdin, ALADDIN, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2009, Stage, Tariq, EAST IS EAST, Birmingham Rep, Iqbal Khan
2009, Stage, Narshi (lead), JAMAICA HOUSE, The Dukes Playhouse, Gwenda Hughes
2008, Stage, Prince Bahman, ARABIAN NIGHTS, New Vic Stoke, Paul Warwick
2007, Stage, Dini Kapur (lead), BOLLYWOOD JANE, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Nikolai Foster
2019, Stage, Duryodhana, Mahabharata, Why Not Theatre Company, Ravi Jain
2019, Stage, Duryodhana, Mahabharata, Why Not Theatre Company, Ravi Jain
2017, Television, Scott, HOME FROM HOME, BBC, Paul Murphy
2013, Television, Paramedic, CORONATION STREET, ITV, Terry Dyddgen-Jones
2009, Television, Vivek, SPOOKS 8, Spooks Ltd, Ed Hall
2008, Television, Saleem, BRITANNIA HIGH, ITV, Minky Spiro
2007, Television, Sean Bywater, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Henry Foster/Tracey Rooney
2007, Television, Simon, THE ADAM & SHELLY SHOW, Granada Television, Tim Kirkby
2006, Television, Paul, THE ADAM & SHELLY SHOW, Granada Television, Simon Lupton
2012, Feature Film, Tom, PIGGY, DP Films, Kieron Hawkes
2019, Radio, Liam, QUIZ NITE, BBC Radio Drama, Hugh Dennis/Steve Punt
2019, Radio, Sukh, Garlands, BBC/Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Nadia Molinari
2017, Radio, Salim/Ranjit/Rajpal, PARTITION, BBC Radio Leeds, Stefan Escreet
2017, Radio, Kasim, BREAKING UP WITH BRADFORD, BBC Radio, Charlotte Riches
2017, Radio, Morales, QUAKE, BBC Radio 4, Sharon Sephton
2016, Radio, Jonathan Perreira Lawson, BRIEF LIVES, BBC Radio, Gary Brown
2015, Radio, Multiple, THE SHOW WHAT YOU WROTE, BBC Radio 4, Ed Morrish
2015, Radio, Leo/Colin Taylor, STONE, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
2014, Radio, Various, THE SHOW WHAT YOU WROTE, BBC Radio 4 (Comedy), Carl Cooper
2014, Radio, Tariq, FACT TO FICTION, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2012, Radio, Kulveer, STONE, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
2012, Radio, Charlie, THE LAST SALFORD SIOUX, BBC Radio 3, Polly Thomas
2011, Radio, Saurab, ON THE EDGE, Sparklab Productions, Melanie Harris
2010, Radio, Zahid, RIP BOY, Red Production Company, Melanie Harris
2009, Radio, Abu, DIVIDED WE FALL, Manmade Productions Ltd, Polly Thomas
2009, Radio, Ali, THE PROSPECT 2, BBC Radio 4, Pauline Harris
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Mo, SLOMO, Katerina Pushkin
2009, Short Film, Crow, THE CHAOS THEORY, Atmosphere Productions, Kate Wild
2019, Workshop, Duryodhana, MAHABHARATA, Why Not Theatre Company, Ravi Jain
2019, Workshop, Heathcliffe, WUTHERING HEIGHTS, Inspector Sands/China Plate, Lucinka Eisler
2018, Workshop, Suf, MEMOIRS OF AN ASIAN FOOTBALL CASUAL, Leicester Curve, Nikolai Foster
2017, Workshop, Arjun, MAHABHARATA, Complicite/Why Not Theatre Company, Jenny Koons/Ravi Jain
2017, Workshop, Adil, 30 DAYS, Box of Tricks, Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder
2017, Workshop, Ashraf, MASHALLA, Alex Chisholm
2016, Workshop, Tybalt, ROMEO & JULIET, China Plate Theatre, Paul Warwick
2013, Workshop, Various Roles, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM THE MUSICAL, Sonia Friedman Productions, Gurinder Chada
2012, Workshop, Various Roles, STILL LIFE, Kali Theatre, Janet Steel


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, French, Geordie, Indian, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester*, Mauritian, Northern*, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Creole*, English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Argentine Tango, Ballroom Dancing*, Beatboxing (vocal percussion), Bollywood Dance, Bongo Drums, Cha Cha*, Choral Singing, Choreography, Dance Captain, Guitar, Hip Hop Dance, Latin American*, Morris Dancing, Percussion*, R & B Singing, Rumba, Samba*, Tenor, Waltz*
Performance:Actor-Singer, Dancer-Professional, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Basketball, Boxing*, Football*, Free Running/Parkour, Kick Boxing*, Martial Arts, Running, Swimming, Weight Training
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Queen Margaret University - BA (Hons) Acting and Performance (Distinction)