Coronation Street

Shelley King

London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'4" (162cm)
Weight: 8st. 12lb. (56kg)
Playing Age: 45 - 55 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Character: Authoritative
Unions: Equity
Role Types: Hispanic, Indian, Mediterranean

Credits

Shelley King | Sainou Talent Agency London

Television
Yasmeen Nazir (Series Regular), CORONATION STREET, ITV Studios, Various
Head of State, CRACKANORY, Tiger Aspect, Richard Pengelley
Celandine, ATLANTIS, BBC TV, Alice Troughton
Mrs Kayani, EASTENDERS, BBC TV, Clive Arnold
Fadwar Butt, HOLBY CITY, BBC TV, Carl Hindmarch
Dr Ibrahim, SILENT WITNESS, BBC TV, Maurice Philips
Nalira Kapur, THE BILL, Talkback Thames, Paul Wroblewski
Nazreen (Lead), BANGLATOWN BANQUET, BBC TV, Hettie MacDonald
Larissa, TWISTED TALES, BBC TV, Susan Tully
Mrs Juttla , SILENT WITNESS (2 Eps), BBC TV, Renny Rye
Nina Pargetter, SEE HOW THEY RUN, BBC TV/ABC TV, Graeme Harper
Bubbly Sharma, TANDOORI NIGHTS (2 Series Regular), Picture Palace for C4 , Jon Amiel
Dr D’Cruze, REAL WOMEN, BBC TV, Phil Davis
Title Role, A SECRET SLAVE, BBC TV, Sally George
Nazreen, KING OF THE GHETTO, BBC TV, Roy Battersby
Jay Harper, ANGELS (2 Series Regular), BBC TV , Julia Smith
Hotel Receptionist, THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN, Granada TV, Jim O’Brien
Mrs Patel, CASUALTY, BBC, Renny Rye

Film
Mum Veer, NOTHING LIKE THIS, Canary Wharf Films, Amit Gupta
Auntie Laxmi, ALL IN GOOD TIME, Left Bank Pictures, Nigel Cole
De Cruz, CODE 46, Revolution Films, Michael Winterbottom

Theatre
Cherise Ventakaram, CITY OF THE BLIND, Fire Exit, Tim Licata
Zehrunisia, BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS (Workshop), National Theatre, Rufus Norris
Sylvie, CALCUTTA KOSHER, Arcola Theatre, Janet Steel
Aunty 5, THE USUAL AUNTIJIES, The Coventry Belgrade, Barry Kyle
Narrator, IN THE FURTHER SOIL, Sampad/ International Tour, Harmege Singh Kalirai
Pritilata, JUNGANTOR (Reading), Finborough Theatre, Michael Longurst
Nirmala, FREE OUTGOING, Royal Court London/ Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, Indu Rubisingham
Nirmala, FREE OUTGOING, Royal Court, Indu Rubisingham
Lady Townley, THE MAN OF MODE, National Theatre, Nick Hytner
Company, ASIAN WOMAN TALK BACK, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Laila, PAPER THIN, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Sittah, NATHAN THE WISE, Hampstead Theatre, Anthony Clark
Safia, CHAOS, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Balbir, BEHTZI, Birmingham Rep, Janet Steel
Dr Banerji, HOBSON’S CHOICE, Young Vic Theatre , Richard Jones
Kitty Da Souza, BOMBAY DREAMS (Original West End Cast), The Really Useful Theatre Company, Steven Pimlott
Sylvie, CALCUTTA KOSHER, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Beji, BESHARAM, Soho Theatre/Birmingham Repertory, Deborah Bruce
Seema Siddiqui, RIVER ON FIRE, Kali Theatre , Helena Uren
Lady Macbeth, MACBETH, Theatre Unlimited, Christopher Geelan
Nireka, THE CRUTCH, The Royal Court , Indu Rubasingham
Titania, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma
Kalliope, ORPHEUS, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Ratna, DANCE LIKE A MAN, Tara Arts/Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Marlene, TOP GIRLS, Royal Theatre Northampton, Janet Steel
Dionysius, DAMON AND PYTHIAS, Shakespeare Globe Theatre, Gaynor Macfarlane
Mrs. Modern, A MODERN HUSBAND, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Chorus, WOMEN OF TROY, National Theatre, Annie Castledine
Kreousa, ION, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Paulina, DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Ipswich Wolsey Theatre, Anthony Tuckey
Heer, HEER RANJHA, Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma
Sita/Masseur, LITTLE CLAY CART, National Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Edward/Betty, CLOUD 9, Contact Manchester, Burt Ceasar
Dorine, TARTUFFE, National Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Catherine O’Flaherty, MOHAIR, The Royal Court, Tim Supple
Neighbour, THE BURROW, The Royal Court, Phyllida Lloyd
Mrs. Beauclaire, THE INNOCENT MISTRESS, Derby Playhouse, Annie Castledine

Radio
Dr Gulati, BABY FARMING, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
Malkeet, PARK LIFE, BBC Radio 4, Fiona Kelcher
Mrs Anwar, MR ANWAR’S FAREWELL TO STORNOWAY, BBC Radio 4, Kirsteen Cameron
Indira Gopal, REUNION WITH RAMA, BBC Radio 4, Marc Beeby
Mrs Sidhu, THE SPIRITUAL CENTRE, BBC Radio 4, Katie Tyrell
Narrator, THE GODDESS, The Watershed Partnership, Chris Wallace

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

American-New England, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Devon, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, London*, Manchester, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Southern, Yorkshire

Languages * = mother tongue

English*, French, German

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

Alto, Ballad, Blues, Cabaret Singing, Rock Singing

Performance

TV Presenting, Voice Over

Sports

Badminton*, Bowling*, Snooker*, Squash*

Vehicle Licences

Car Driving Licence

Other Skills

Animal Handling, Improvisation
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Shelley King

London, United Kingdom


Overview

Born in Calcutta, Shelley King is a leading Anglo-Indian actress. Television credits include series regular in Tandoori Nights, leads in Banglatown Banquet, The Bill, Silent Witness, Angels, Holby City. She recently played the role of Celandine in Atlantis for BBC TV.

Theatre productions include Women of Troy, The Man of Mode, Tartuffe and Little Clay Cart all for the National Theatre, Bombay Dreams Original West End Cast, Free Outgoing for the Royal Court and Hobson's Choice for the Young Vic. She has also worked extensively with Tara Arts and is also chair of Kali Theatre Company.

Feature Films include Nothing Like This, All In Good Time and Code 46.

Shelley plays Yasmeen Nazir in long running British soap Coronation Street on ITV.

Shelley King | Sainou Talent Agency London

Television
Yasmeen Nazir (Series Regular), CORONATION STREET, ITV Studios, Various
Head of State, CRACKANORY, Tiger Aspect, Richard Pengelley
Celandine, ATLANTIS, BBC TV, Alice Troughton
Mrs Kayani, EASTENDERS, BBC TV, Clive Arnold
Fadwar Butt, HOLBY CITY, BBC TV, Carl Hindmarch
Dr Ibrahim, SILENT WITNESS, BBC TV, Maurice Philips
Nalira Kapur, THE BILL, Talkback Thames, Paul Wroblewski
Nazreen (Lead), BANGLATOWN BANQUET, BBC TV, Hettie MacDonald
Larissa, TWISTED TALES, BBC TV, Susan Tully
Mrs Juttla , SILENT WITNESS (2 Eps), BBC TV, Renny Rye
Nina Pargetter, SEE HOW THEY RUN, BBC TV/ABC TV, Graeme Harper
Bubbly Sharma, TANDOORI NIGHTS (2 Series Regular), Picture Palace for C4 , Jon Amiel
Dr D’Cruze, REAL WOMEN, BBC TV, Phil Davis
Title Role, A SECRET SLAVE, BBC TV, Sally George
Nazreen, KING OF THE GHETTO, BBC TV, Roy Battersby
Jay Harper, ANGELS (2 Series Regular), BBC TV , Julia Smith
Hotel Receptionist, THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN, Granada TV, Jim O’Brien
Mrs Patel, CASUALTY, BBC, Renny Rye

Film
Mum Veer, NOTHING LIKE THIS, Canary Wharf Films, Amit Gupta
Auntie Laxmi, ALL IN GOOD TIME, Left Bank Pictures, Nigel Cole
De Cruz, CODE 46, Revolution Films, Michael Winterbottom

Theatre
Cherise Ventakaram, CITY OF THE BLIND, Fire Exit, Tim Licata
Zehrunisia, BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS (Workshop), National Theatre, Rufus Norris
Sylvie, CALCUTTA KOSHER, Arcola Theatre, Janet Steel
Aunty 5, THE USUAL AUNTIJIES, The Coventry Belgrade, Barry Kyle
Narrator, IN THE FURTHER SOIL, Sampad/ International Tour, Harmege Singh Kalirai
Pritilata, JUNGANTOR (Reading), Finborough Theatre, Michael Longurst
Nirmala, FREE OUTGOING, Royal Court London/ Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, Indu Rubisingham
Nirmala, FREE OUTGOING, Royal Court, Indu Rubisingham
Lady Townley, THE MAN OF MODE, National Theatre, Nick Hytner
Company, ASIAN WOMAN TALK BACK, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Laila, PAPER THIN, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Sittah, NATHAN THE WISE, Hampstead Theatre, Anthony Clark
Safia, CHAOS, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Balbir, BEHTZI, Birmingham Rep, Janet Steel
Dr Banerji, HOBSON’S CHOICE, Young Vic Theatre , Richard Jones
Kitty Da Souza, BOMBAY DREAMS (Original West End Cast), The Really Useful Theatre Company, Steven Pimlott
Sylvie, CALCUTTA KOSHER, Kali Theatre , Janet Steel
Beji, BESHARAM, Soho Theatre/Birmingham Repertory, Deborah Bruce
Seema Siddiqui, RIVER ON FIRE, Kali Theatre , Helena Uren
Lady Macbeth, MACBETH, Theatre Unlimited, Christopher Geelan
Nireka, THE CRUTCH, The Royal Court , Indu Rubasingham
Titania, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma
Kalliope, ORPHEUS, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Ratna, DANCE LIKE A MAN, Tara Arts/Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Marlene, TOP GIRLS, Royal Theatre Northampton, Janet Steel
Dionysius, DAMON AND PYTHIAS, Shakespeare Globe Theatre, Gaynor Macfarlane
Mrs. Modern, A MODERN HUSBAND, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Chorus, WOMEN OF TROY, National Theatre, Annie Castledine
Kreousa, ION, Actors Touring Company, Nick Philippou
Paulina, DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Ipswich Wolsey Theatre, Anthony Tuckey
Heer, HEER RANJHA, Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma
Sita/Masseur, LITTLE CLAY CART, National Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Edward/Betty, CLOUD 9, Contact Manchester, Burt Ceasar
Dorine, TARTUFFE, National Theatre, Jatinder Verma
Catherine O’Flaherty, MOHAIR, The Royal Court, Tim Supple
Neighbour, THE BURROW, The Royal Court, Phyllida Lloyd
Mrs. Beauclaire, THE INNOCENT MISTRESS, Derby Playhouse, Annie Castledine

Radio
Dr Gulati, BABY FARMING, BBC Radio 4, Nadia Molinari
Malkeet, PARK LIFE, BBC Radio 4, Fiona Kelcher
Mrs Anwar, MR ANWAR’S FAREWELL TO STORNOWAY, BBC Radio 4, Kirsteen Cameron
Indira Gopal, REUNION WITH RAMA, BBC Radio 4, Marc Beeby
Mrs Sidhu, THE SPIRITUAL CENTRE, BBC Radio 4, Katie Tyrell
Narrator, THE GODDESS, The Watershed Partnership, Chris Wallace

About

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Characteristics
Height: 5'4" (162cm)
Weight: 8st. 12lb. (56kg)
Playing Age: 45 - 55 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Character: Authoritative
Unions: Equity
Role Types: Hispanic, Indian, Mediterranean
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
American-New England, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Devon, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, London*, Manchester, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Southern, Yorkshire
Languages
* = mother tongue
English*, French, German
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
Alto, Ballad, Blues, Cabaret Singing, Rock Singing
Performance TV Presenting, Voice Over
Sports Badminton*, Bowling*, Snooker*, Squash*
Vehicle Licences Car Driving Licence
Other Skills Animal Handling, Improvisation