20s-40s. Warm, clear, direct. Fluent Farsi.
Sophia was born in the UK, is of African/Iranian heritage and speaks fluent Farsi. She graduated from Arts Educational Schools London (ArtsEd) in 2006 with a BA honours in Musical Theatre. Sophia has recently been cast as a season regular in Amazon’s new and high-profile TV Series Lord of the Rings and you can also catch her playing the lead in CBeebies hit children’s TV show Swashbuckle. Her theatre includes Miss Littlewood (RSC), the leading role Dexter in Vice Versa (RSC) and England People Very Nice (Royal National Theatre). She played the leading role of Miss Sofia in the European premiere of The Color Purple (Menier Chocolate Factory) for which she was nominated for a WhatsOnStage ‘Best Supporting Actress Award’ and ‘Best Supporting Role in a Musical’ by the Evening Standard and Broadway World. She is a popular voice artist, recently having read the audiobook Internal Architecture and recorded commercial work for The National Trust.