Spotlight: ZUBIN VARLA


ZUBIN VARLA by Leon Puplett
Photo: Leon Puplett
3rd Floor, 8-12 Broadwick Street, London W1F 8HW
Phone: 020-7287 0077 / Commercials/VO 7287 1070
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Playing Age:36 - 45 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, Eastern European, Middle Eastern
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Shaved
Voice Quality:Strong

Currently appearing:

Zubin recently completed a successful run playing "Bruce" in the acclaimed (Tony Award winning) musical FUN HOME at the Young Vic - for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award as Best Actor in a Musical. He has recently been seen on US TV in 'WILL' - a series for TNT, directed and produced by Shekhar Kapur and as 'Said' in DEEP STATE - an 8 x l hr espionage thriller for Fox Network TV, produced by Hilary Bevan-Jones with various directors.

Stage Television Film Musical
2019, Stage, Martin Dysart, EQUUS, ETT, Ned Bennett
2019, Stage, Monk, GHOST QUARTET, Boulevard Theatre, Bill Buckhurst
2018, Stage, Bruce (Olivier Award Nominee), FUN HOME, Young Vic, Sam Gold
2017, Stage, HE, POISON, Orange Tree Theatre, Paul Miller
2016, Stage, Oberon/Theseus, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Shakespeare's Globe, Emma Rice
2016, Stage, THE UNKNOWN ISLAND, The Gate Theatre, Ellen McDougall
2015, Stage, Vincentio, the Duke, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Young Vic, Joe Hill-Gibbins
2014, Stage, title role, DARA, National Theatre, Nadia Fall
2013, Stage, Steve, THE EL TRAIN, Hoxton Hall, Sam Yates/Ruth Wilson
2012, Stage, Don Juan, DON JUAN COMES BACK FROM THE WAR, Finborough/NT Studio, Andrea Ferran
2012, Stage, Deflores, THE CHANGELING, Young Vic, Joe Hill-Gibbons
2012, Stage, Thersites, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, RSC/Wooster Group, Mark Ravenhill/Elizabeth Le Compte
2011, Stage, Don Juan, DONJUAN COMES BACK FROM THE WAR, Finborough Theatre/NT Studio, Andrea Ferran
2011, Stage, John Donne, INTO THY HANDS, Jericho House
2011, Stage, Friedrich, WAR HORSE, National Theatre, Marianne Elliott/Tom Morris
2010, Stage, Feste, TWELFTH NIGHT, Donmar in the West End, Michael Grandage
2008, Stage, Matt, PARADISE REGAINED, Royal Court, Mark Ravenhill
2007, Stage, ATTEMPTS ON HER LIFE, National Theatre, Katie Mitchell
2007, Stage, Gustave Alland, THE ENCHANTMENT, National Theatre, Paul Miller
2006, Stage, Little Monk, THE LIFE OF GALILEO, National Theatre, Howard Davies
2005, Stage, Brutus, JULIUS CAESAR, RSC/Lyric Hammersmith, David Farr
2005, Stage, Thurio, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, RSC, Fiona Buffini
2004, Stage, Christian, CYRANO DE BERGERAC, National Theatre, Howard Davies
2003, Stage, Mozart, AMADEUS, City of London Sinfonia/Barbican
2003, Stage, Johnny, HELLO AND GOODBYE, Treatment Theatre Company, Paul Robinson
2003, Stage, Saleem, MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN, RSC, Tim Supple
2002, Stage, Wilson, TEETH 'N' SMILES, Sheffield Theatres, Anna Mackmin
2001, Stage, The Client, IN THE SOLITUDE OF COTTONFIELDS, ATC, Gordon Anderson
2000, Stage, Caliban, THE TEMPEST, RSC, James MacDonald
1999, Stage, Haemon/Guard, ANTIGONE, Donmar at the Old Vic, Declan Donellan
1997, Stage, Winwife, BARTHOLEMEW FAIR, RSC, Laurence Boswell
1997, Stage, Roberto Zucco, ROBERTO ZUCCO, RSC, James MacDonald
1995, Stage, Euphorion/Devil, FAUST, RSC, Michael Bogdanov
1995, Stage, Romeo, ROMEO AND JULIET, RSC, Adrian Noble
1994, Stage, Jamie, BEAUTIFUL THING, Bush Theatre/ Duke of Yorks, Hettie MacDonald
1994, Stage, Remzi, IN THE HEART OF AMERICA, Bush Theatre, Dominic Dromgoole
1993, Stage, Romeo, ROMEO AND JULIET, Regent's Park Open Air, Judi Dench
1992, Stage, Jack Robinson, LADY BE GOOD, Regent's Park Open Air, Ian Talbot
2018, Television, Alexander Said, DEEP STATE, FOX NETWORK, Various. Producer Hilary Bevan-Jones
2017, Television, Edward Kelly, WILL, Turner Network Television (TNT), Shekhar Kapur/Elliott Lester/Magnus Martens
2014, Television, Quaseem, OUR GIRL, BBC, Anthony Philipson
2013, Television, Leo Kamali, STRIKE BACK III, HBO/Sky/Left Bank Pictures, Michael J Bassett
2012, Television, Rafi Raza, HOLBY CITY, BBC 1, various
2011, Television, Vallot, GARROW'S LAW, BBC 1, Bryn Higgins
2010, Television, DI Silk, HUSTLE, BBC/Kudos, Iain B Mac Donald
2008, Television, Daniel Doyce, LITTLE DORRIT, BBC, Dearbhla Walsh-various
2006, Television, DS Ashar, SILENT WITNESS, BBC, Michael Offer
2004, Television, Ahmed, SPOOKS, BBC, Ulrich Riley
1994, Television, Ronnie, CROCODILE SHOES, BBC, David Richards
Television, Ronnie, CROCODILE SHOES, BBC, David Richards
Film, Hardeep, MAD, SAD AND BAD, Moxie 1 Ltd., Avie Luthra
Film, Hussein Kammel, SADDAM'S TRIBE, World Productions/Channel 4, Chris Menaul
Film, Feste, TWELFTH NIGHT, Channel 4, Tim Supple
2002, Musical, Frederick, CHESS, Rossen/Ronnow Productions, Craig Revel Horwood
1996, Musical, Judas, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RUG/Lyceum Theatre, Gail Edwards


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-East Coast, American-Standard, East European, French, Italian, London*, Middle Eastern
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Drums-Congas, Guitar, High Baritone, Piano*, Sight-Reading*, Ukulele, Violin
Performance:Musician-Professional, Singer-Professional
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Choir Conductor, Composer