Jamie Zubairi

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Jamie Zubairi
Birth name Jamie Amin Zubairi
Born (1972-08-19) August 19, 1972 (age 42)
Origin United Kingdom
Genres Theatre, Television, Drama, Comedy
Occupation(s) Actor, Artist, Poet, Voice Actor
Website www.JamieZubairi.com

Jamie Zubairi is an actor, artist and voice-over from the United Kingdom.


Jamie Zubairi performed in Burmese Days an adaptation of George Orwell's novel at 59E59 Theaters in New York in November 2011.[1]

He has appeared in the long-running British television series Holby City, the noted verbatim play Counted and Grange Hill and is a member of Authentic Artists. His performance with the Authentic Artist Collective garnered several 5 star reviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010 notably here for the Edinburgh Guide.[2]

He is also an artist and a photographer. His photograph for Cricket On Everest made the Wall Street Journal picture of the day.[3] He trekked up to Gorak Shep to take part in Cricket On Everest, initially as a photographer, eventually designing the Everest Test logo.[4] It was a Guinness Book of Records title for the Highest Official Team Sport in The World.

Television Credits[edit]

2015 Cucumber Channel 4 as Max in Episode 1

2012 Cuckoo BBC as John in The Wedding episode

2010 Holby City BBC as Harvey Posner

2006 Al Jazeera (voice only) as station identifier

2005 Maltesers Channel 4 Commercial Ident for Will and Grace

2000 Grange Hill BBC as Stephen Jones

Theatre Credits[edit]

2014 Expectations by Jamie Zubairi and Sioned Jones for Ovalhouse and The Arts Council of England

2012 Unbroken Line by Jamie Zubairi for Ovalhouse and The Arts Council of England

2011 Burmese Days by George Orwell for AYA Theatre Co at 59E59

2011 Why The Lion Danced by Carey English for Yellow Earth Theatre

2010 Skylarking by Jamie Zubairi at the North Devon Fringe Festival

2010 Wolf directed by Kath Burlinson, text by Iain Finlay Macleod, with The Authentic Artist Collective Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2010 Counted by Look Left Look Right as various characters in this piece of verbatim theatre

2010 Where's Ali as Yusuf with the Young Vic Theatre

2009 Wolf directed by Kath Burlinson, text by Iain Finlay Macleod, with The Authentic Artist Collective, New Wolsey Theatre

2008 Diabolic Banquet as Chris by Rob Hayes, directed by Jonathan Man Contact Theatre

2008 Weighed Down By Love as Jirokaja (trad. kyogen), directed by Jonathan Man Contact Theatre

2008 Pilgrimage Of The Heart as Feng Yi, written by Simon Wu based on the short story by Eileen Chang at the Etcetera Theatre [1]

2006-07 The Letter by Somerset Maugham, directed by Alan Strachan at Wyndham's Theatre. Produced by Bill Kenwright Limited

2007 Typhoon Live. A double bill of plays: "Dogs" and "Getting Married" directed by Kwong Loke and Philippe Cherbonnier. Oval House Theatre

2005 The Nightingale as The Emperor of China. Written and directed by David Tse. Yellow Earth Theatre

2004 Other People's Shoes, part 1: Blighty as Ishar Singh by Peter Oswald. Directed by Mark Laville of the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, UK (premier production)

2003 Foreground/Background directed by Helen Eastman at the Young Vic Theatre

2002 Beauty Sleeps (Sleeping Beauty) written and directed by Titania Krimpas at the Young Vic Theatre[2]

2002 Man Is Man (Man Equals Man) by Bertolt Brecht, as Galy Gay directed by Mervyn Millar at the Finborough Theatre

2002 Merlin The Magnificent as Prince Arthur for the Unicorn Theatre at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park[3]

1998 Cinderella as Prince Jack, directed by Kerry Michael at the Theatre Royal Stratford East

1997 Hansel and Gretel as Montresor, directed by Karen Rabinowitz at the Theatre Royal Stratford East


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