Pearl Chanda

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South London, England
EducationBA in Acting Degree (H Level)
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Partner(s)Richard Coyle
AwardsBest Actor award at the London Independent Film Festival for her work on The Final Haunting

Pearl Chanda is an English Actress.

Early life

Chanda was born and grew up in South London. Her mother was a teacher, and her father an Artist. She spent four years a the Brit School in Selhurst, before attending the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.[1]

Stage roles

Chanda's debut performance was playing Nina in The Seagull for Headlong (theatre company), alongside Abigail Cruttenden in 2013[2]. Pearl then went on to play Minnie in Godchild at Hampstead Theatre directed by Michael Attenborough and co starring Tracy Ann Oberman[3].

In 2014 Pearl Chanda played Julia in The Two Gentlemen of Verona the Royal Shakespeare Company to good reviews.[4]

Pearl performed at the Crucible Theatre in Sarah Kane's Crave and 4.48 Psychosis [5] and at the Bush Theatre in The Angry Brigade (play).[6]

In 2015 she played Laura in The Glass Menagerie at the Nuffield Theatre with Danny Lee Wynter and Belinda Lang,[7] and in 2016 played Miss Julie directed by Rebecca Frecknall for Northern Stage. [1][8]

In 2017 Pearl Chanda originated the Role of Stephanie Marrian, the first Page 3 Girl, in James Graham (playwright) play Ink with was directed by Rupert Goold for the Almeida Theatre before transferring to the Duke of York's Theatre. Chanda starred alongside Richard Coyle who played Larry Lamb and Bertie Carvel who played Rupert Murdoch.[9]

In 2018 Chanda appeared at Royal Court Theatre in a new play 'One for Sorrow' directed by James Macdonald (director)[10]

Chanda returned to the Almeida Theatre in 2019 to play Masha in Chekhov's Three Sisters (play) [11]with Patsy Ferran and Peter McDonald (actor). where Chanda's Performance was described as a 'revelation[12]' and 'superb' [13]

Film and television work

Chanda began appearing in small guest roles in Holby City, and in Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh.[14]

She won the Best Actor award at the London Independent Film Festival for her work on The Final Haunting.[15]

In 2017 she appeared in Endeavour (TV series) as Bettina Pettybon, with Sylvestra Le Touzel, and in the BBC comedy Motherland (TV series).

Her most notable appearance was as the character Nilufer in I May Destroy You in 2020[16]

Chanda is currently filming the new series of War of the Worlds (2019 TV series) alongside Gabriel Byrne and Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Personal life

Pearl Chanda lives in London.

She has been in a relationship with Richard Coyle since 2017.[17]

In the media



  1. Fabrique. "Pearl Chanda — RADA". Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  2. "The Seagull: Headlong, Oxford Playhouse". Oxford Mail. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  3. "Godchild". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  4. "The Two Gentlemen of Verona review – delightful dip into the power of love". the Guardian. 2014-07-23. Retrieved 2020-10-01.
  5. "Crave (Sheffield Theatres) | WhatsOnStage". Retrieved 2020-10-01.
  6. "The Angry Brigade (Bush Theatre) | WhatsOnStage". Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  7. "The Glass Menagerie (Nuffield, Southampton) | WhatsOnStage". Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  8. "Julie review, Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016". The Stage. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  9. Billington, Michael (2017-06-28). "Ink review – James Graham's riveting account of the birth of the Sun". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  10. "'One for Sorrow' review | Theatre in London". Time Out London. Retrieved 2020-10-01.
  11. "Three Sisters". Almeida Theatre. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  12. "Review: Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre) | WhatsOnStage". Retrieved 2020-10-01.
  13. "Review: Three Sisters at Almeida Theatre". Exeunt Magazine. Retrieved 2020-10-01.
  14. "Pearl Chanda". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  15. "The London Independent Film Festival wraps 12th season, and announces 2015 Awards". ResponseSource Press Release Wire. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  16. Mitchell, Molli (2020-07-01). "I May Destroy You cast: Who is actress Pearl Chanda?". Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  17. "Pearl Chanda". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-10-03.

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