pamela nomvete

Pamela has been in the industry for over 30 years. In July of this year she finished shooting a fantastic leading role as Governor Deborah Banda in South Africa's first ever female prison drama - LOCKDOWN which swiftly followed her run in the critically acclaimed two-hander MEET ME A DAWN directed by Lesedi Job and penned by Zinnie Harris for South Africa's most prolific playhouse, the Market Theatre. Pamela also shot new Williams' Brothers TV series THE WIDOW for ITV and Roland Joffé's most recent feature THE FORGIVEN alongside Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana. This followed her run in Adam Brace's new play THEY DRINK IT IN THE CONGO directed by Mike Longhurst for the Almeida theatre in the UK. Prior to this, Pamela played Ellen in Dominic Cooke’s version of TEDDY FERRARA at the Donmar Warehouse after having shot Nicholas Beveney’s Independent Feature KINGMAKERS for which she won Best Actress at the African Oscars. Pamela is a regular on screens in the UK, well known for her returning role in CORONATION ST, the Emmy Nominated TV movie SOMETIMES IN APRIL in which she starred alongside Idris Elba and Debra Winger for Raoul Peck. Her numerous theatre credits include BELONG (Royal Court) directed by Indu Rubasingham, COMEDY OF ERRORS (National Theatre) for Dominic Cooke, TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION (Royal Court) directed by Debbie Tucker Green, WELCOME TO THEBES (National Theatre) directed by Richard Eyre and TWELFTH NIGHT (RSC) directed by Greg Doran. Her directing work includes Another Ones Bread by Mike Van Graan and Venus vs Modernity by Lebo Mashile. Recent Voice Over work was the Momentum ad for radio She will be performing at the Young Vic theatre UK starting December 7th 2018 to February 4th 2019 in The Convert by Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play. Along side Black Panther star Letitia Wright She is currently working on her own multi disciplined creation in partnership with Actors Spaces called Industry Blues. She wrote her first book an autobiography called Dancing to the Beat of the Drum that was published in 2012.

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