Sophia Nomvete


Sophia trained at Arts Educational Schools London, is of African/Iranian heritage and speaks fluent Farsi.

Her credits include: ‘VICE VERSA’ (RSC); ‘MISS LITTLEWOOD’ (RSC); 'ENGLAND PEOPLE VERY NICE' (Royal National Theatre).

She played the lead role, 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.

Sophia has joined the cast of 'THE LORD OF THE RINGS' (Amazon) as a season regular.



  • Height: 5' 6 (168cm)
  • Playing Age: 30 - 35
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Hair Length: Mid Length
  • Appearance: BlackMixed Race


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THE LORD OF THE RINGS - Amazon (director: J.A. Bayona)

SWASHBUCKLE, Captain - Cbeebies

THE TEMPEST, Stephano - CBeebies/BBC


BILLIONAIRE BOY, Gwen - Nuffield Theatre (director: Luke Sheppard)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT DREAM, Quince - Sheffield Theatres (director: Rob Hastie)

MISS LITTLEWOOD, Avis Bunnage/Joan 3 - RSC (director: Erica Whyman)

THE WIZARD OF OZ (musical), Glinda/Aunty Emm - Sheffield Theatres (director: Rob Hastie)

VICE VERSA, Dexter (lead) - RSC (director: Janice Honeyman)

WIND IN THE WILLOWS, Mrs Otter - Theatre Royal Plymouth/Lowry/Mayflower Theatre (director: Rachel Kavanaugh)

NOISES OFF, Brooke Ashton - Nottingham Playhouse/Northern Stage/Nuffield Theatre (director: Blanche McIntyre) 

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, Mrs Beaver - Birmingham Repertory Theatre (director: Tessa Walker)

AS YOU LIKE IT, Audrey - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (director: Blanche McIntyre)

THE HERESY OF LOVE, Juanita - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (director: John Dove) 

TUXEDO JUNCTION - Watermill Theatre (directors: Simon Slater & Lee Lyford)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Margaret/Sexton - Royal Exchange Theatre (director: Maria Aberg) 

THE COLOR PURPLE, Sofia (lead) - Menier Chocolate Factory (director: John Doyle)

THE PAJAMA GAME, Brenda (U/S Mae and Mabel) - Chichester Festival (director: Richard Ayre)

CINDERELLA, Fairy Godmother/Dandini - Lyric Hammersmith (director; Sean Holmes)

RAGTIME, Booker T. Washington - Regents Park Theatre (director, Timothy Sheader)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Ensemble - Regents Park Theatre (director: Matthew Dunster)

ALADDIN, Ringo - Lyric Hammersmith (director: Steve Marmion)

DROWSY CHAPERONE, Trix - The Gatehouse (director: Racky Plews)

ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA, Charmian - Nuffield Theatre (director: Patrick Sandford)

GRIM TALES, Gretal/Stepsister/Princess/Dance Captain - Manchester Library Theatre (director: Rachel O'Riordan)

ENGLAND PEOPLE VERY NICE, Anika - National Theatre (director: Nicholas Hytner)

BEEN SO LONG, Yvonne - (director: Che Walker)

OUR HOUSE, Angie - Cambridge Theatre (director: Mathew Warchus)

FOOTLOOSE, Urleen - Mark Goucher (director: Karen Bruce)

FAME, Mabel - Adam Spiegel (director: Karen Bruce)



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