Sophie Cridland

Actor, Extra, Model, Band Member, Singer,… more

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Close To You - Carpenters Cover

A cover of 'Close to you' by the Carpenters recorded by Carl Ashwin

01Close To You - Carpenters Cover
02Sophie Cridland Radio Show Reel

Physical Attributes

167 cm / 5ft 6in
64 kg / 140 lbs
White / Caucasian
87 cm / 34 in
Skin color:
74 cm / 29 in
96 cm / 38 in
Dress size:
UK 12 / AUS 12 / US 8
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Credits & experience

  • City Radio : Presenter
  • City News : Weather Presenter
  • City Radio : Entertainment Reporter
  • City University : Sex, sea and Scandals Voice over (Documentary)
  • Hotels in Dorset : Vocalist
  • Portland Holiday Cottages : Presenter
  • Insotel hotel 5* : Lead vocalist and children's entertainer
  • Rose Bruford School of Theatre and performance : European Theatre Arts


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

  • English
  • Spanish

  • UK English

Union memberships
  • Equity

May & June 2017: City Radio Entertainment reporter.

May 2017: Voice over for "Sex, sea & Scandal" A short 15 minute documentary on raising the awareness of online dating dangers for the over 50's.

January - April 2017: City Radio Presenter.

January - April 2017: City News Presenter.

June - August 2016: Vocalist in duo performing for hotels in Dorset.

March 2016: Presenter and voice over for DS News Media: Promo video/Advert for Portland Holiday Cottages.

2013: THE WOODLANDERS by Thomas Hardye, played Grace Melbury. This consisted of a 3 week tour, with the Hardye Players at; Thomas Hardyes house (Max Gate, Minterne House, Waddock Coppice, Bridport Millenium Green and Watercombe house. Directed by Tim Laycock.

2013: Supporting Bethany Jamesons, Cabaret Verité with FULL OF IT AT FIKIES playing Fifi Brown at the Toulouse Lautrec. Directed by Sophie Cridland (myself).

2013:FULL OF IT AT FIKIES, cabaret, played Fifi Brown, Directed and Written by Katie Hornby and Sophie Cridland (myself).

2013: Site Specific, played Grace Melbury, THE WOODLANDERS (THOMAS HARDY'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION), New Hardy Players, Tim Laycock.

2013: Stage piece played Marilyn Monroe Medusa in a KANTOR devised piece by the Council of Hand Made Crap, directed by Anna Makrzanowska.

2012: Devised stage piece; SOAPY PLACE, played Fifi Brown, directed by Jonathan Grieve.

2012: Devised musical; STRAIGHT LIFE ROUND LIFE, played Fifi Borwn, Directed by Andreau Lieu.

2011: THIS IS A CHAIR by Caryl Churchill, played Diedre, Directed by Nick Borsack.

2011: SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR by luigi Pirandello, played The Mother, directed by Paola Cavallini.

2011: THE HOUSE OF BERNADA ALBA by Federico Garcia Lorca, Played Bernada Alba, Directed by Lorraine Sutherland.


Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Edith Piaf, Dire Straits, The Stranglers, The Beatles, Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra, Jessie J, The Kooks, Lily Allen, Acdc, Sting, Morrissey, Jimi Morrison, Whitney Houston And 2 Pac.

Singer - Sophie

Degree in European Theatre Arts from Rose Bruford.

Writer of Music and lyrics for Fikies the Cabaret, aswell as final year devised show for Rose Bruford.

3 years of voice training with Bernadette O'Brien.

4 months training in FitzMuarice voice technique.

Singer in a duo with an acoustic Guitarist for a year, gigging in the local pubs and clubs of Weymouth.

Lead vocalist in a hotel in Spain for 4 months, here I learnt microphone technique. Singing musicals such as Phantom of the Opera, We Will Rock You, The Blues Brothers, Cabaret and singing in variety shows in acts such as Whitney Houston, Abba, Dire Straits, ACDC, Celine Dion and many more.

Various music concerts from the age of 11, singing all sorts such as musicals to Franz Schubert.

Trained in classical singing from the age of 11.

TV & Reality

Presenter for DS New Media, Portland Cottages Promo Video.


TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles

Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles

  • English
  • Spanish

  • UK English

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