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Sophie Melville

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Alice Smith

Sophie Melville

Sophie’s breakthrough stage performance in IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT earned her nominations for the Drama Desk Awards and Evening Standard Awards and she is set to revive the role of Effie at the Lyric Hammersmith later this year. 

Other theatre credits include, Portia in The Globe's production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE directed by Abigail Graham and Nina in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s play MUM at Soho Theatre.

She also featured in the BBC drama THE PACT as Mandy.

Her work on stage also includes HERDING CATS, WOLFIE, POPS, THE DIVIDE and NO ONE WILL TELL ME HOW TO START A REVOLUTION.  

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Sophie Melville

Stage

Title Role Production Director
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Portia Shakespeare’s Globe Abigail Graham
MUM Nina Soho Theatre / Theatre Royal Plymouth Abigail Graham
HERDING CATS Justine Soho Theatre / OHenry Productions Anthony Banks
LIVING NEWSPAPER Hairdresser two Royal Court Theatre Lucy Morrison
POPS Daughter Hightide Ali Pidsley
WOLFIE A Theatre503 Lisa Spirling
BLUE Elin Chippy Lane Productions Chelsey Gillard
CLOSE QUARTERS Claire Davies Sheffiled Crucible Kate Wasserberg
THE DIVIDE Sassa The Old Vic Annabel Bolton
POPS Daughter Young Vic Alasdair Pidsley
NO ONE WILL TELL ME HOW TO START A REVOLUTION Edwina Hampstead Theatre Anna Ledwich
THE DIVIDE Sassa The Old Vic - Kings Theatre Edinburgh Annabel Bolton
PAGANS Cast The Old Vic Chelsea Walker
IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT Effie Schaubuhne, NYC Broadway Rachel O'Riordan
LOW LEVEL PANIC Mary The Orange Tree Theatre Chelsea Walker
2066 Eve Almeida Theatre Dani Parr
BLACKBIRD Una The Other Room Theatre Rupert Hands
INSIGNIFICANCE Marilyn Monroe (The Actre Theatr Clwyd Kate Wasserberg
IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT Effie National Theatre Rachel O'Riordan
IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT Effie The Sherman Theatre/ Edinburgh Fringe Festival Rachel O'Riordan
ROMEO AND JULIET Juliet The Sherman Theatre Rachel O'Riordan
UNDER MILK WOOD Gossamer Benyon/Mrs Dai B Theatr Clwyd Cymru/UK Tour Terry Hands
THE SHAPE OF THINGS Evelyn Theatre By The Lake Jez Pike
TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Annabella Theatre By The Lake Ian Forrest
SEE HOW THEY RUN Ida Theatre By The Lake Abigail Anderson
ROMEO AND JULIET Juliet Shakespeare's Globe Patricia Logue

Television

Title Role Production Director
THE PACT Mandy Thomas BBC / Little Door Eric Styles & Rebecca Johnson
FILM CLUB Sophie Tilt Content & Plaything Philip John
BANG 2 Marissa BBC / S4C / Joio Philip John
CALL THE MIDWIFE Yvonne Smith Neal Street Productions Syd Macartney
THE LEFT BEHIND Lisa BBC Joseph Bullman
THE MISSING 2 Young Nadia BBC

Short Film

Title Role Production Director
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN Mary Seton, Jude Shakespe London Library Lit Festival Charlotte Westenra
CANARIES Sian Peter Stray
CUPIDITY Mrs Theo Film London Simon Connolly
TELLING TALES Leyla BBC - It's my shout James Brailsford

Voice Over

Title Role Production Director
EU RADIO Voice Mullen Lowe London Mullen Lowe London

Internet

Title Role Production Director
MISSING JULIE Miss Julie Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey
ANTIGONE Antigone National Theatre of Wales Powder House
LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA Michelle HighTide Suba Das

Audio

Title Role Production Director
MASSIVE Emily Audible Julia Head
IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT Effie Audible Rachel O'Riordan
CONFESSIONS OF DORIAN GRAY Lorna/Isabelle Big Finish Productions Scott Handcock
IRIS WILDTHYME Ellie March Big Finish Productions Gary Russell

Radio

Title Role Production Director
RETURN TO VEGAS Pearl BBC Radio 4 Celia De Wolff
EARLY ONE MORNING Maria BBC Radio 4 Emma Harding
THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS Mrs Daniels BBC Radio 4 Kate McAll

Video Game

Title Role Production Director
SOUTH OF THE CIRCLE Molly State of Play Luke Whittaker
Nominated for: Best Actress Offies 2019, Best Solo performance Drama Desk Awards 2018, Best Actress Offies 2017, Best Actress The Evening Standard Awards 2016. Winner of: The Stage Edinburgh Award 2019, Best Actress My Theatre Mates 2017, Best Actress WTA 2017, Best Actress WTA 2015, The Stage award Acting Excellence 2015.