Indira Varma In Rome

Indira Varma

Born 1973, Bath, England Indria Varma was the only child of an Indian father and a Swiss mother who was part Genoese Italian.
Before her rise to fame she was a member of the Musical Youth Theatre Company.
She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London in 1995.

Indira Varma In Rome

She has had a number of television and film roles, including Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love in 1997 and Bride and Prejudice witth former Miss World Ashiwaria Rai Bachchan in 2004, and the young Roman wife Niobe during the first season of BBC/HBO’s historical drama series Rome. Her character appeared briefly in the second season of the award-winning series when it aired on Sunday, 14 January 2007.
In 2006 she played Suzie Costello in the first and eighth episodes, “Everything Changes” and “They Keep Killing Suzie”, of BBC Three’s science-fiction drama series Torchwood.
She appeared as Dr. Adrienne Holland in the CBS medical drama 3 lbs which premiered on 14 November 2006, and was cancelled on 30 November 2006 due to poor ratings.
Indira Varma
In 1997 Varma played Bianca in Shakespeare’s Othello at the National Theatre (NT), London. In 2000 to 2001, she appeared in Harold Pinter and Di Trevis’s NT stage adaptation of Pinter’s The Proust Screenplay, Remembrance of Things Past, based on À la recherche du temps perdu, by Marcel Proust. In the summer of 2001, she played Gila in One for the Road, by Harold Pinter, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, a production that had originated in at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, and also had been performed in London, prior to moving to New York for the Lincoln Center Festival’s Harold Pinter Festival.
In 2002 she played Sasha Lebedieff in Ivanov by Anton Chekhov at the National Theatre, London and Bunty Mainwaring in The Vortex by Noel Coward at the Donmar Theatre, London. In 2004 she played Sabina in The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder at the Young Vic Theatre Theatre, London. In 2008 she played Nadia Baliye in The Vertical Hour by David Hare at the Royal Court Theatre London. In 2009 she played Olivia in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night with Donmar West End at Wyndham’s Theatre, London.
Filmography
Clancy’s Kitchen (1996) …. Kitty
Crucial Tales: Phoenix (1996) TV mini-series …. Manreet
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996) …. Maya
Sixth Happiness (1997) …. Amy
Jinnah (1998) …. Ruttie Jinnah
Psychos (1999) TV mini-series …. Dr. Martine Nichol
Zehn wahnsinnige Tage (2000) (TV) …. Ra
Other People’s Children (unknown episodes, 2000) …. Amy
Sci-Fright (unknown episodes, 2000) …. Host – Nina (2000)
In a Land of Plenty (unknown episodes, 2001) …. Sonali Ganatra
The Whistle-Blower (2001) (TV) …. Diane Crossman
Attachments (4 episodes, “User Friendly”, “The Irony Act”, “Gaydar” and “Eye Candy”, 2000-2001) …. Sasha
Mad Dogs (2002) …. Narendra
Rockface (1 episode, “#2.5”, 2003) …. Alison
The Canterbury Tales (1 episode, “The Sea Captain’s Tale”, 2003) …. Meena
Reversals (2003) (TV) …. Kathy Irwin
Donovan (2004) …. Cara Mathis
Bride and Prejudice (2004) …. Kiran Balraj
The Quatermass Experiment (2005) (TV) …. Judith Carroon
Love Soup (1 episode, “They Do Not Move”, 2005) …. Suzanne Daley
A Waste of Shame (2005) (TV) …. Lucie (“the Dark Lady”)
Broken News (6 episodes, 2005) …. Melanie Bellamy – ESN
Little Britain (3 episodes, “#3.1”, “#3.5” and “#3.6”, 2005) …. … / Babysitting Mother / Health Spa Receptionist
Rome (15 episodes, 2005-2007) …. Niobe of the Voreni
Bring Something Back: The Making of ‘The Quatermass Experiment’ (2005) (V) …. Herself
Pride and Prejudice Revisited (2005) (TV) …. Kiran Balraj archive footage (uncredited)
Basic Instinct 2 (2006) …. Denise Glass
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (1 episode, “In the Blink of an Eye”, 2006) …. Melissa Booth
Torchwood (2 episodes, “Everything Changes” and “They Keep Killing Suzie”, 2006) …. Suzie Costello
3 lbs (6 episodes, 2006) …. Dr. Adrianne Holland
Sex and Death 101 (2007) …. Devon Server (uncredited)
The Whistleblowers (6 episodes, 2007) …. Alisha Cole
Comanche Moon (2008) TV mini-series …. Therese Wanz
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (1 episode, “Assassin”, 2008) …. Bela Khan
Bones (1 episode, “Yanks in the U.K.”, 2008) …. Inspector Cate Pritchard
The Finest (2009) …. Detective Superintendent Madeline Jenner (pre-production)
Moses Jones (2009) (TV three-part series)….Dolly
Hustle (2010) Episode 1 – “Can’t Catch Us Yet’ ….. DCI Lucy Britford