Lena Kaur: Emmerdale

Date - 1 March, 2012, All News Television
Lena Kaur | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Kim Copping

Lena Kaur plays Doctor Barrett in the ITV1 series Emmerdale.

Emmerdale is Britain’s second oldest soap and has been broadcasting since 1972. Set in the fictional village of Emmerdale, in the Yorkshire Dales the show remains one of the most watched programmes on British television.


Lena Kaur is best known for her role as Leila Roy in Hollyoaks and was part of the original cast of the BBC3 comedy Scallywagga which she also co wrote. Other notable screen credits include Dr Alicia Patel in the fourth series of Torchwood and Maya in Tiger Aspect's Prisoners' Wives and Dani's Castle for CBBC.

Lena's theatre credits include the 'Curtain Call Award' winning Thursday for ETT, Sisters at Sheffield Theatres, the title role in Rubina for the Birmingham Rep and The Sky's The Limit at The Old Vic. She is about to begin rehearsals for Treasure Island at the National Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay.

She has recently devloped a comedy play Are You That Girl off The Telly? with her comedy partner Zoe Lister.

Lena will soon film for the new series of Justin's House for BBC TV.

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