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Pushpinder Chani


Mr Naidu

For the New Vic: Around The World In Eighty Days (2013; 2014 co-production with Royal Exchange Theatre).

Theatre credits include: Mr Soon Come (The Drum Theatre); Midnight’s Children (RSC); Transmissions Festival (Birmingham Rep); Unwrapped Festival (MAC); Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings and a Funeral and Wuthering Heights (Tamasha); Baiju Bawra (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Unusual Auntijies (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); Paper Thin, Dead Eye, A Thin Red Line (Kali Theatre); Kabaddi, Kabaddi, Kabaddi (Kali/PBAB Productions).

Television and film credits include: Boy With The Top Knot (BBC); In The Dark (Red Productions); DCI Banks (Left Bank Pictures); Foyles War (Eleventh Hour); Emmerdale (ITV Yorkshire); Cross My Heart (Film4); Casualty, Doctors, Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee (BBC); Fair City (RTÉ); Almost Adult (Screen West Midlands); Ashes (Winward Films); Polterheist.

He has also recorded many radio plays for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Asian Network.

Here’s how our Stage Management and Technical teams moved Selfie to his new home in the Green Room…