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Melissa Advani


Melissa Advani began her love of performance at a young age gaining Honours in Guildhall Speech & Drama and Acting examinations. Following this, she was one of 150 young hopefuls selected from over 4000 applicants to enter the National Youth Theatre for a Summer School. After this Melissa continued her studies taking Drama at both GCSE and A-Level. She then went on to complete a BA (Hons) degree at QMW University and the Central School of Speech and Drama in English and Drama.She spent 4 years working in Fringe theatre and short films and then gained a role in Bollywood movie 'Kuch Din, Kuch Pal'.Melissa then completed a one year post-graduate Acting course at the accredited Drama Studio London in Ealing. Whilst there, she was nominated for and won the prestigious BBC Radio Carleton Hobbs Bursary Award giving her a 5 month contract with the BBC Radio Drama Company. You can hear Melissa in radio dramas across BBC Radio and World Service until early 2010.


, London, , Greater London, United Kingdom





Actress, Voice Over


JLM Personal Management, +44 (0)207 025 0630

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Playing roles

Asian, Indian, Latin American, Middle Eastern

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RP, Surrey, Cockney, South London, Manchester, Indian,French -Good ear

Relevent Skills

Drama workshop leader. Piano – Grade 5. Musical Composition. Meisner. Williamsons movement – viewpoints. Alexander technique. Improvisation. Djing/Mixing. Stage Management. Full driving licence. Make-up artisty. Computer literate.

Additional Info

I am a qualified make up artist. I have participated in role play’s at St Bartholomew’s Hospital (London) where I was assisting in third year medical student practical exams. National Youth Theatre of Great Britain : Three week intensive training with Paul Roseby. I worked 4 years in Hospital Radio eventually presenting my own one hour slot.


Drama Studio London, 1 yr post-grad Acting – NCDT accredited, Radio, TV, Shakespeare, Role-play, Voice, Commercials, Meisner, Screen Acting Course – Megan Doneman, Sadlers Well. Showreel., BA (hons) at QMW college with Central School of Speech & Drama, 2:1., Guildhall School of Speech & Drama – Acting grades: Preliminary – 6a.


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Catogory Title Production Company Director My Role Year
Radio Cold BBC Radio 4 Nurse Bader 2009
Radio Guilty Until Proved Innocent BBC Radio 4 Julia 2009
Radio Milk Race BBC Radio 4 Kiran 2009
Radio Phish Phood BBC Radio 4 Gina 2009
Radio Some Secluded Glade BBC Radio Belfast Psychiatrist 2009
Radio The Decoy BBC Radio 4 Newsreader 2009
Radio The Inheritance of Loss (Ep.1) BBC World Service Nimi 2009
Radio The Inheritance of Loss (Ep.2) BBC World Service Pixie/Malini/Gyan's Sister 2009
Radio Tickets Please BBC Radio 4 Diana 2009
Radio Undone - Series 3 BBC Radio 7 Various 2009
Theatre Blithe Spirit n training at DSL Madame Arcati 2009
Theatre Confusions In training at DSL Mrs Pearce 2009
Theatre Table Manners DSL Showcase at The Criterion Annie 2009
Short Film I want out Corridor Productions Sue 2008
Commercials No Smoking Fantasia Ads Lead - girlfriend 2007
Feature Film Kuch Din Kuch Pal Inspiration Movies Jenny 2003