Edgy, contemporary & charismatic. A native Londoner, Laya is best known for playing Liv in the hit E4 Drama 'Skins', and the title character in the multi-award winning short film 'Beverley'. Other TV credits include: 'Witless' (BBC3), 'Cuckoo' (BBC3) & 'Jekyll And Hyde' (ITV). Other film credits include the lead role in the Bafta-funded short 'The Line'.
As well as appearing as the lead alongside Emeli Sande in the music video for Emeli's 'My Kind Of Love', Laya has also provided Idents for the Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw.