Cast and Creatives

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Mariam Pervaiz Anshula Bain

Anshula is a National Youth Theatre member. 

Theatre includes: Imaam Imraan, Homegrown,  (National Youth Theatre); (This isn't) A True Story (Almeida Young Company); Nothing (Royal Exchange Young Company)

Film includes: 2025: The Long Hot Winter

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Damee Pervaiz Raj Bajaj

Previous RSC includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Tamburlaine, Tartuffe

Trained: ALRA

Theatre includes: Hobson's Choice (Royal Exchange Manchester); Rapunzel (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Lions & Tigers, The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare’s Globe); East Is East (Northern Stage); Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre); Treasure Island (National Theatre); Romeo & Juliet (Home); The Arrivals (Terra Nova); The Djinns of Eidgah (Royal Court); The Snow Queen (Unicorn Theatre)

Television includes: Killing Eve, Doctor Who, Doctors, The Garden

Film includes: A Christmas Prince 2: The Royal Wedding, A Christmas Prince 3: The Royal Baby




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DCI Sarah Wells / Pippa Elizabeth Cadwallader

Previous RSC includes: The Taming of the Shrew

Theatre includes: Worst Wedding Ever (Salisbury Playhouse and tour); The Humans (Festival D'Avignon/LLC Rotterdam/BAM New York); Ben Hur (Watermill); The Killing of Sister George (Arts Theatre West End); Rafta, Rafta (Bolton Octagon); Sixteen Up (Unicorn Theatre); Saturday Night (White Bear); Dirty Kissing (Box Clever); Booty Call (Nottingham Playhouse/Big Creative); Badge Of Honour (Oval House Theatre)

Television and Film includes: Game of Thrones, Holby CityDoctors

Elizabeth is a heavyweight Monologue Slam champion and has made several appearances as both performer and writer with London Bites in their showcase seasons, as a performer at DryWrite and writer for female sketch show The Female Edit, Arts Theatre.

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Amira Pervaiz Natalia Campbell

Theatre includes: A Life Twice Given (Hi Low Productions); As The Crow Files ( Pentabus & Salisbury Playhouse); The Hobbit (The Dukes, Lancaster); It's A Wonderful LifeThe Iranian Feast (Farnham Maltings, UK Tour); Medea (Actors of Dionysus); The Wife Of Bath, Harlequin Goes To The Moon (The Rude Mechanicals); Oresteia (The Steam Industry); The Taming Of The ShrewA Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing (ADG, International Tours); Treasure Island (Tramshed); Littlest Quirky (Theatre Centre); Exile (Theatre 503); The Fortune Club, The Wind & the Wash Tub, Palace of FearBollywood Jane (Leicester Haymarket); Starfish (Theatremongers); Taj (Big Picture Company, UK Tour); The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Arabian Nights (OTTC); Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes (Firefly Productions) Tango Argumentino (Flying Gorillas, UK and South American Tour)

Television includes: EastEnders, Casualty, Modern Manners, One-day

Film includes: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again; Show Me Something DifferentNot Wanted; Duelling Women; Learn To Love (Short)

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Darina Natalie Grady

Previous RSC includes: As You Like It

Theatre includes: Peter Pan (The Park Theatre); This House (The National); Julius Caesar (Storyhouse Chester); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Storyhouse Chester); Brassed Off (Oldham Coliseum); Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis, Hobson's Choice, Twelfth Night, The Love Inn, Peter Pan (Bolton Octagon); To Kill A Mockingbird (Barbican Theatre and Tour); To Kill A Mockingbird (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Mother Courage And Her ChildrenThe Daughter In Law (Library Theatre/Lowry Theatre); As You Like It, Merlin And The Woods Of Time (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre); The Importance Of Being Earnest (Library Theatre); What The Butler Saw (Salisbury Playhouse); RAFTA RAFTA (National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner); Galithea (Shakespeare's Glove); Tiger At The Gates, Wilkinson/Eastman Project (National Theatre Studio); As You Like It (Sheffield Crucible) 

Television includes: Meet the Richardson's, AnneCoronation Street, Hollyoaks, Snatch, Trollied, Endeavour, 6 Wives, Doctors, Jam and Jerusalem

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Khalil Clive Hayward

Previous RSC includes: A Christmas Carol

Trained: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Theatre includes: Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre); Ducktastic! (Albery Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham’s); Yes Prime Minister (Trafalgar Studios); Twelfth Night (Regent’s Park); The Merry Widow (Holland Park Opera); Island Nation (Arcola Theatre); Frogs, Oh What A Lovely War, Earthquakes in London (National Theatre); Dr Heart, Cyrano de Bergerac, Private Lives (Royal Exchange Manchester); The Shakespeare Revue (International tour); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Sheffield); Nell Gwynn (National tour and Shakespeare’s Globe); Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra (Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory); A Small Family Business (Watford Palace); A Chorus of Disapproval (Mill at Sonning); The New Statesman (tour); The Play What I Wrote (tour); Blithe Spirit (Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton); Masterpieces – A Noel Coward Revue (Birmingham Rep and tour); A Very Private Passion (Box Clever Theatre Company); Don’t Dress For Dinner (English Theatre, Frankfurt); Liberty Oregon (Traverse, Edinburgh); Twelfth Night (Flying Solo Theatre Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bristol New Vic Studio); Two By Two (Wolsey, Ipswich)

Film and Television includes: Victoria, Prime Suspect, The Windsors, Utopia, Law and Order, A Touch of Frost, EastEnders, Melody, Private Peaceful, Afterlife, Silent Witness, Casualty

Radio includes: Holbein’s Skull, Charles Paris, The Wild Duck, Wuthering Heights, The Divine Comedy, Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, Time And The Conways, Spike and the Elfin Oak, Home Front, The Great British Bridge Scandal, The Stuarts, The Interrogation, The Duellist

Audiobooks include: Frankenstein (Audiofile Earphones Award 2017); Dracula; The Monkey's Paw


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Tahir Taufiq Arsuf ('Tartuffe') Asif Khan

Previous RSC includes: The Hypocrite, Tartuffe

Trained: RADA

Theatre includes: A Kind Of People (Royal Court); When The Crows VisitHandbagged (& UK tour), Multitudes (Kiln); Love Bombs & Apples (Arcola/UK & US tour); The Hypocrite (& RSC), Queen Of The Nile (Hull Truck); A Passage To India (Park/Simple8); Snookered (Tamasha/Bush); Twelfth Night (National); Mixed Up North (Out of Joint)

Television includes: Diana & I, Man Down, The Dumping Ground, Doctors, Spooks, The Plot to Blow Up Britain’s Planes, Casualty, Going Postal by Terry Pratchett, Dalziel & Pascoe, Bradford Riots

Film includes: Love Type D

Radio includes: Blasphemy and the Governor of Punjab, Maps for Lost Lovers, Silver Street, Wimmy Road, Inside the Harem



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Waqaas Qasim Mahmood

Theatre includes: Trojan Horse (Lung Theatre); Imaam Imraan, Reluctant Fundamentalist, Homegrown (National Youth Theatre)

Television includes: Doctors 

Film includes: We Can Be Heroes 

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Imran Pervaiz Simon Nagra

Previous RSC includes: Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, Tartuffe

Theatre includes: East is East (UK National Tour); Dara (Lyttleton Theatre); Drawing The Line (Hampstead Theatre): Comedians, Rafta Rafta (Bolton Octagon); Behna, East is East (Birmingham Rep); The Revenger's Tragedy, Rafta Rafta, Haroun and the Sea of Stories (National Theatre); The Deranged Marriage (Rifco Theatre Company); The Crime of the 21st Century (Theatre 21); Play to Win (Soho Theatre); East is East (Oldham Coliseum); Aureng-Zebe (National Theatre Studio); Coriolanus (Dukes Theatre, Lancaster)

Television includes: Murdered by My Father, Three Girls, Man Like Mobeen, No Offence, Midsomer Murders, Holby City, Dalziel and Pascoe, Doctors, Green Wing, A Thing Called Love, All About Me, Casualty, Popcorn, The Last Detective, Grease Monkeys, EastEnders, The Bill

Film includes: All in Good Time, Red River, Midnight Feast

Radio includes: Radio 4, 5 and BBC World Service


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Dadimaa Pervaiz Sakuntala Ramanee

Previous RSC includes: Romeo and Juliet, The Merry Wives of Windsor

Theatre includes: Bring On The Bollywood (Belgrade Coventry/Phizzical No 1 tour); Meat Pie (Oldham Coliseum); Trident Moon (Finborough Theatre); Richard III (New Diorama); East is East (Ambassador Theatre Group No 1 tour); Romeo and Juliet (Leicester Square Theatre); Our Children (Theatre 503); John Clare (Eastern Angles); King Lear (King’s Head Theatre); The Man Outside (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Dead Eye (Soho Theatre); Camille (Lyric Hammersmith)

Television includes: Line of Duty, EastEnders, Doctors, Coronation Street, Holby City, Whitechapel, Trial and Retribution, Hustle

Film includes: The Gatehouse, Guidestones, Indigo, Wish Baby, The Butterfly Effect

Radio includes: Midnight’s Children, Memories, Girl Who Touched The Stars



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Usman Lloyd Thomas

Trained: East 15

Theatre includes: Macbeth (Shakespeare's Globe); Moon On A Rainbow Shawl (The Royal National Theatre); Antigone (Pilot Theatre); Buried Child (Leicester Curve); Dead On Her Feet (Arcola Theatre); Time For The Good Looking Boy, Sixteen Up, Dirty Kissing (Box Clever Theatre Company)

Television includes: Doctors

Film includes: Chuggers, Maude

Radio includes: Homefront, The Archers, Silver Street, Desolation Island, The Lady in The Lake, The Ramayana, The Far Pavillions, All Quiet On The Western Front, Pilgrim, Dr Zhivago, Dombey And Son, Fortunes of War 

See photos and information about the cast and creatives for the 2020 performances of Tartuffe at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.