Souad Faress


Souad Faress

Souad Faress
Souad can be seen as one of the Fate Crones in Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN, for Netflix. She also plays Larissa in series 3 of His Dark Materials for the BBC.



Height: 5ft 8

Hair: Dark Brown

Eyes: Brown

Native: RP*


Name: Amy Ireson

Tel: 0207 831 4450

Email: [email protected]

Location: London


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2020, Stage, Auntie Soraya, WELCOME TO IRAN, Theatre Royal Stratford East/National Theatre, Nadia Fall

2019, Stage, Rani Mukherjee, THE WISDOM CLUB, Theatre Royal, various

2018, Stage, Gina, THE VILLAGE, Theatre Royal. Stratford East, Nadia Fell

2017, Stage, Imm Ghassan, GOATS, Royal Court Theatre, Hamish Pirie

2017, Stage, Vivian, WINTER HILL, Octagon Theatre, Elizabeth Newman

2016, Stage, Various, CHILCOT, LUNG - The Lowry/BAC/NT Studios, Matt Woodhead

2015, Stage, HURRIED STEPS, New Shoes Theatre, Nicolette Kay

2015, Stage, WHITE PRIVILEDGE, The Yard Theatre, Deborah Pearson

2014, Stage, Bindu/Lakshmi, TIGER COUNTRY, Hampstead Theatre Ltd

2011, Stage, Maid, THE HOUSE OF BERNADA, Almedia Theatre, Bijan Shei Bani

2007, Stage, Meera, SMALL MIRACLE, Mercury Theatre, Janice Dunn

2007, Stage, Hekabe, TROJAN TRILOGY, Theatre of Dionysus, James Albrecht

2006, Stage, SHE, A CURSE, Royal Court Theatre, Tiffany Watt Smith

2006, Stage, Mum, SUGAR AND SNOW, Hampstead Theatre

2005, Stage, Survivor Group Founder, THE PERMANENT WAY, Out of Joint/Sydney Theatre Company, Max Stafford Clarke

2004, Stage, Elicia, CELESTINA, Birmingham RepTheatre/Edinburgh International Fest, Calixto Bieito

2003, Stage, SurvivorGroupFounder, THE PERMANENT WAY, Out of Joint/National Theatre, Max Stafford Clarke

2002, Stage, Mahala, HOMEBODY/KABUL, Cheek by Jowl/Young Vic, Declan Donnellan

2019, Television, Anna, BACK TO LIFE, BBC, Christopher Sweeney

2018, Television, Dr Khaled, DOCTORS, BBC, Various

2018, Television, Freda, PORTERS, SERIES 2, Dancing Ledge Productions, Vadim Jean

2018, Television, Mama Sophie, THE SPY, Legende Films/Netflix, Gideon Raff

2016, Television, Linda - Series Regular, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS, CPL Productions, Various

2016, Television, High Priestess, GAME OF THRONES, HBO

2015, Television, Nida, BERLIN STATION, Paramount, Michael Roskam

2014, Television, Lady Imogen, DIARY OF A SNOB

2014, Television, Stella, HOLBY, BBC, Amy Neil

2014, Television, Judge, HOLLYOAKS, Lime Pictures, Cliver Arnold

2013, Television, Judy, CABBAGE & PAT, ITV, Tom Sherry

2013, Television, Eve Jamshidi, VERA (THE DEER HUNTER EP 3), ITV, Will Sinclair

2012, Television, Preeti, DOCTORS, BBC Television, Adrian Bean

2012, Television, Ameerah, MAKING OF A LADY, ITV1/Runaway Fridge, Richard Curson-Smith

2012, Television, Shop Keeper, UTOPIA, Kudos/Channel 4, Marc Munden

2011, Television, Mrs Sidwah, MORTON/NEMESIS, Kudos

2010, Television, Maryam, CASUALTY, BBC Television, Dermot Boyd

2010, Television, Dr Kerrell, DOCTORS, BBC, Ian Barber

2009, Television, Mina Booth, HOLBY CITY, BBC, Dominic Keavey

2009, Television, Old Rani, SARAH JANE ADVENTURES, DW Productions, Alice Troughton

2008, Television, Birsen Nuri, LAW & ORDER, Kudos, Andy Goddard

2008, Television, Diamanda, SILENT WITNESS, BBC Television, Thaddeus O'Sullivan

2007, Television, Jocelyn, HOLBY CITY, BBC TV, Indra Bhose

2007, Television, Mrs Vong, MY SPY FAMILY, Kindle Entertainment, David Sant

2006, Television, Zain's Mother, THE BILL, Various

2006, Television, TRIPPING OVER, Channel5/Austrialian Broadcasting, Sam Miller

2005, Television, Sushila (t, BODIES II, Yorkshire Television, Various/Prod:

2005, Television, Ameena, FAMILY AFFAIRS SERIES, Talkback Thames, Various/Series Prod: Sean O'Connor

2004, Television, Mia, DOCTORS, BBC Television

2004, Television, NH Inspector, MY HERO, BBC Television

2004, Television, Auntie Di, NO ANGELS, World/YTV, Harry Bradbeer

2003, Television, Shia (Cher) in "Sunni and Shia" sketch, BREMNER BIRD AND FORTUNE, Vera Productions

2003, Television, Mrs Noah, NOAH, BBC Television

2002, Television, Leela (regular), BEING APRIL, BBC Television, Various Directors

2002, Television, CASUALTY, BBC Television, Jeremy Webb

2002, Television, Psychiatrist, PROMOTED TO GLORY, Thames Television

2002, Television, ROGER ROGER, BBC Television

2002, Television, Mrs Singh, STRANGE

2001, Television, Mrs Alahan, CORONATION STREET, Granada Television, Various Directors

2001, Television, Portia, DOWN TO EARTH, BBC Television, Various Directors

2020, Feature Film, Bene Gesserit, Dune, Warner Bros, Denis Villeneuve

2019, Feature Film, Posh Guest, Cruella, Disney, Craig Gillespie

2019, Feature Film, Ree, Made In Italy, Lionsgate, James D'Arcy

2018, Film, Alborz, Taarof, Alannah Olivia 

2017, Film, Wealthy Woman, CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, Marc Forster, Disney

2016, Feature Film, Judge, LONDON BRIDGE, Bridget Jones Diary Films, Sharon Maguire

Feature Film, Rekha Tendon, BHAJI ON THE BEACH, Channel 4 Films, Gurinder Chadha

Feature Film, Cherry, MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE, Working Title/Channel 4 Film, Stephen Frears

Feature Film, Sera Kotwal (co lead), SIXTH HAPPINESS, BBC Films, Waris Hussein

Feature Film, Mrs Kabadi, SUCH A LONG JOURNEY

Feature Film, Samia Lababedi, WHO'S WHO, BBC, Mike Leigh

Film, The Seamstress, THE FEVER, Carlo Nero

Film, The Third Woman, THE THIRD WOMAN, Third Space, Mitra Tabrizian

2017, Radio, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio Drama

2016, Radio, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio Drama

2015, Radio, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio Drama

2015, Radio, Kossil, THE COMPLETE EARTHSEA, BBC Radio Drama, Sasha Yevushenko

2015, Radio, WELCOME TO ZAATARI, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting

2014, Radio, ARCHERS, BBC Radio Drama

2014, Radio, Grandma, PHONOPHONE, BBC Radio Drama

2013, Radio, Mrs Oud, THE BRICK, BBC Radio Drama, Sarah Bradshaw

2013, Radio, Fatima, THE INSIDER - THE WIRE, BBC Radio Drama, Jonquil Panting

2012, Radio, Usha, AMBRIDGE EXTRA, BBC Radio Drama

2012, Radio, Rula/Woman 2, DEPORTATION ROOM, BBC Radio Drama, Mary Peate

2011, Radio, May, TALKING ABOUT JANE AUSTIN IN BAGHDAD, BBC Radio Drama, Peter Kavanagh

2010, Radio, Various, ESCAPE FROM GAZA, BBC Radio Drama

2010, Radio, Various, TALL STORIES - AFTERNOON PLAY, Radio 4

2010, Radio, Usha Gupta, THE ARCHERS, BBC, Various

2010, Radio, Various, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio Drama

2009, Radio, BERUIT DAYS, BBC Radio 4

2007, Radio, Usha Gupta, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio 4, Various

2006, Radio, Narrator for documentary, AL JAZEERA, As above, Various

2006, Radio, Reader, IRAN AWAKENING, BBC Radio 4, Lis Edwards

2006, Radio, Mum, SUGAR AND SNOW, BBC Radio 4

2006, Radio, Usha Gupta, THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio 4, Various

2005, Radio, Writer, EVER AFTER, BBC Radio, Jane

2005, Radio, Reader, RELIGION TODAY, BBC World Service

2005, Radio, Usha Gupta (regular), THE ARCHERS, BBC Radio 4, Various, Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

2004, Radio, Story and Poetry Reader, AN ARABIAN NIGHT, BBC Radio 3, Various

2004, Radio, Reader, COMMONWEALTH SHORT STORIES COMPETITION, World Service, Liz Edwards

2004, Radio, Usha Gupta, THE ARCHERS, Radio 4, Ed: Vanessa Whitburn

2004, Radio, SurvivorGroupFounder, THE PERMANENT WAY, Radio 3/Catherine Bailey Productions, Max Stafford Clarke

2003, Radio, Scheherazade, 1001 NIGHTS 1001 DAYS, BBC Radio4, Jenny Stephens

2003, Radio, Reader, COMMONWEALTH SHORT STORIES COMPETITION, World Service, Liz Edwards