Natasia Demetriou as Nadja | What We Do in the Shadows | FX
After a frustrating stint at the International Vampiric Council, "Nadja," played by Natasia Demetriou, returns from London with a new mission: to run her own business. She has a thirst not just for blood, but for power, money and vampire-oriented entertainment. But can she succeed where so many others have failed, or will she find truth in the old adage about the food and beverage business: that the best way to make a small fortune is to start with a big one?
Demetriou is a writer, actor and character comedian.
For her performance as “Nadja” in What We Do in the Shadows, Demetriou received a Critics’ Choice Award nomination and won the Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series Award at the Critics’ Choice Super Awards.
Demetriou stars as “Sophie” in the critically acclaimed comedy series Stath Lets Flats for Channel 4. Written by and starring her brother, Jamie Demetriou, Stath was nominated for two BAFTA Awards in 2019 and won three BAFTA Awards in 2020. The third series was recently released to rave reviews. The Independent described the first episode as “one of the funniest half-hours of TV in a long time."
Demetriou recently filmed a six-episode sketch comedy series for the BBC, Ellie & Natasia, which she wrote and starred in with her comedy partner, Ellie White. The series follows a 2019 pilot that was released to critical acclaim. It will premiere on BBC3 in summer 2022. The comedy duo will be unveiling new characters in the series as well as revisiting characters from the pilot and appearances on other shows, including British Channel 4 comedy panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Demetriou starred in the second season of the hit BBC One series This Time with Alan Partridge, as well as Eurovision, Urban Myths: Andy & The Donald and the comedy feature The Festival. Her additional acting credits include The Road to Brexit, Static, Sick Note, Wasteman, Morgana Robinson’s The Agency, Oh God and Coaches. She was recently seen in the BBC’s Toast of Tinseltown.
Demetriou co-hosted The Big Flower Fight with Vic Reeves for Netflix in 2020. She has appeared as herself in several programs including The Big Fat Quiz, Comedians Giving Lectures and Don’t Hate the Playaz. Other comedy entertainment credits include Go 8-Bit, The Chris Ramsey Show and Harry Hill’s Tea Time. She was a regular writer on ITV’s The Nightly Show and served as a writer and performer on ITV2’s current affairs-focused show @Elevenish.
Demetriou also co-wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed BBC3 Comedy Feed People Time. Her 2014 debut solo Edinburgh show, You'll Never Have All of Me, won the Skinny Debutant Award.
She is currently writing a feature for Film4, alongside writing several projects for television.
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